The New York Times Will Shortz's Xtreme Xwords: 75 Ultra-Challenging Puzzles for the Gutsy, Truly Bold and Fearless Solver

The New York Times Will Shortz's Xtreme Xwords: 75 Ultra-Challenging Puzzles for the Gutsy, Truly Bold and Fearless Solver

by Will Shortz, The New York Times, Staff of The New York Times
     
 

There are millions of crossword solvers who think they're pretty good. Now they have a chance to see just how they measure up to the toughest crosswords ever published in the New York Times. The legendary Times crossword editor has combed through literally thousands of puzzles to collect the most diabolical mind-twisters he's ever published.

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Overview

There are millions of crossword solvers who think they're pretty good. Now they have a chance to see just how they measure up to the toughest crosswords ever published in the New York Times. The legendary Times crossword editor has combed through literally thousands of puzzles to collect the most diabolical mind-twisters he's ever published.

The New York Times Will Shortz's Extreme Crosswords features a challenge like no other: a brand-new, never published Sunday-size puzzle that's more devilish than anything Shortz has ever worked on before. Solvers who correctly solve the completed puzzle will receive a "Master Solver's Certificate" from Will himself. Features:

*75 of the toughest-ever crosswords from the Times plus a giant bonus puzzle unlike any solvers have seen before
*Edited by and with an introduction from Will Shortz
*Follows in the footsteps of previous successful "Will Shortz"-branded crossword books.

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312352035
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
03/07/2006
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
833,704
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.23(d)

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