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Stanley Newman's Opus 100 Crosswords
     

Stanley Newman's Opus 100 Crosswords

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by Stanley Newman (Editor), Will Shortz
 
Stanley Newman's 100th Title!

Stanley Newman has been a major-league player in the business of crosswords for over 20 years—as a puzzle creator, editor, publisher, syndicator, and bookseller. As a solver, he holds the world's record, set in 1996 under Guinness Book conditions, for the fastest completion of a New York Times crossword:

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Stanley Newman's 100th Title!

Stanley Newman has been a major-league player in the business of crosswords for over 20 years—as a puzzle creator, editor, publisher, syndicator, and bookseller. As a solver, he holds the world's record, set in 1996 under Guinness Book conditions, for the fastest completion of a New York Times crossword: 2 minutes, 14 seconds.
To celebrate the publication of his 100th title, Stan has revisited the 99 books he's written or edited and chosen his favorite crosswords. Opus 100 is a one-of-a-kind book and a must for every puzzle lover. Its 100 puzzles include:
• Eighteen of Stan's own crosswords, plus 81 crosswords by 40 of America's best puzzle authors, including Will Shortz
• A brand-new crossword specially created by Stan to celebrate the occasion
• Puzzles of all sizes and levels of difficulty


Opus 100 is a celebration both of Stanley Newman's contributions to the puzzle world and of the puzzle world itself.

[PuzzleMeter: Difficulty—Medium;
Style—Contemporary]

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812936698
Publisher:
Random House Information Group
Publication date:
05/10/2005
Series:
Other Ser.
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.62(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author

Stanley Newman has created or edited thousands of puzzles and scores of puzzle books and has regularly contributed original puzzles to numerous publications, including the New York Times. He is the crossword editor for the New York newspaper Newsday, whose puzzles are syndicated throughout the United States. He hosts puzzle cruises and lectures at the Smithsonian. His most recent book of original puzzles is the Random House Puzzles & Games title Stanley Newman's American Originals Crosswords (on sale 11/6/05). Stan's 100th book, Stanley Newman's Opus 100 Crosswords, was published in June 2005.

As a puzzle solver, Stan holds the world's record, set in 1996 under Guinness Book conditions, for the fastest completion of a New York Times crossword: 2 minutes, 14 seconds.

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Stanley Newman's Opus 100 Crosswords 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The man who took the title at the first US Crossword Championship in 1982 and then left his full-time job as a stock broker to become a puzzle constructor/ trivia expert/ editor has reached a milestone 100 works. OPUS 100, a worthy title for a worthy man!! STAN YOU DA MAN