Crosswords to Boost Your Brainpower (New York Times Series)

Crosswords to Boost Your Brainpower (New York Times Series)

by Will Shortz, The New York Times
     
 

What's a 10-letter word for "A way to have fun and sharpen your mind, too?" As recent studies, including one in the Journal of the American Medical Association, have found, one answer to the above clue is "Crosswords." Not only loads of fun, The New York Times crossword puzzles can also stimulate your mind and improve your vocabulary!

- With special hints

Overview

What's a 10-letter word for "A way to have fun and sharpen your mind, too?" As recent studies, including one in the Journal of the American Medical Association, have found, one answer to the above clue is "Crosswords." Not only loads of fun, The New York Times crossword puzzles can also stimulate your mind and improve your vocabulary!

- With special hints and tips from Will Shortz to help solvers boost their crossword solving power-and their brainpower as well

- 75 puzzles arranged from easy to hard: a challenge for all puzzlers from novice to advanced

- Edited and with an introduction by crossword great Will Shortz

- Author bylines allows fans to get to know their favorite constructors

Editorial Reviews

Martin Arnold
"Will Shortz is [the crossword book world's] John Grisham
Time Out New York
"The Riddler's got nothing on Will Shortz."
From the Publisher
"The Riddler's got nothing on Will Shortz." —Time Out New York

"Will Shortz is [the crossword book world's] John Grisham." —Martin Arnold

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312320331
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
10/20/2003
Series:
New York Times Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.74(w) x 9.56(h) x 0.31(d)

Meet the Author

Will Shortz has been crossword editor of The New York Times since 1993. He is also the puzzlemaster on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday and is founder and director of the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. Will can be reached on the World Wide Web at www.crosswordtournament.com.

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