These second-level crosswords hone solvers' brains by revealing intermediate techniquesmoderate challenges with mostly straightforward clues and familiar answers. Nothing's too taxing or tricky . . . yet.
About the Author
Rich Norris is one of the most prolific authors of the New York Times crosswords in the last 20 years. Since 1999, Norris has been editor of the Los Angeles Times crossword, syndicated by Tribune Media Services, Inc. His work also appears in the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Golf Journal (a USGA publication), and Simon & Schuster puzzle books. He is a founding member of an online syndicate that creates and markets puzzles to major online newspapers and publications. Norris lives in Apple Valley, CA.