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New York Times Will Shortz's Favorite Sunday Crossword Puzzles: From the Pages of The New York Times

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The Biggest and Best Sunday Crosswords Ever Published in The New York Times!

The New York Times Sunday crosswords are America's favorite puzzles, and under the leadership of legendary Times crossword editor Will Shortz, the Sunday puzzles have become even more renowned, featuring virtuoso contstruction, clever clues, and increased wordplay, as well as fresh vocabulary, and a hip, contemporary attitude.

Now Shortz has chosen his fifty all-time ...

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Overview

The Biggest and Best Sunday Crosswords Ever Published in The New York Times!

The New York Times Sunday crosswords are America's favorite puzzles, and under the leadership of legendary Times crossword editor Will Shortz, the Sunday puzzles have become even more renowned, featuring virtuoso contstruction, clever clues, and increased wordplay, as well as fresh vocabulary, and a hip, contemporary attitude.

Now Shortz has chosen his fifty all-time favorite Sunday puzzles from the pages of the Times and collected them all in this volume. Once you start these puzzles, you won't be able to stop!

* Special introduction by Will Shortz
* Personal commentary from Will Shortz on why each puzzle made his list of all-time greats
* Creative themes, wordplay, and amazing tricks-each puzzle has something that makes it one of the best ever!
* Sunday puzzles are up to 40% bigger than weekday-size puzzles, with fewer black squares and more inventive themes

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"[Will Shortz] is the crossword king."
--Steve Kroft, 60 Minutes

"The prince of crossword puzzlers."
--Greenwich Magazine

"The Riddler's got nothing on Will Shortz."
--Time Out New York

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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312324889
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • Publication date: 3/17/2004
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 193,546
  • Product dimensions: 8.84 (w) x 10.19 (h) x 0.26 (d)

Meet the Author

Will Shortz has been the crossword puzzle 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. He has edited countless books of crossword puzzles, Sudoku, KenKen, and all manner of brain-busters.

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