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

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Overview

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

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312352035
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 03/07/2006
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 248,857
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.23(d)

About the Author

Will Shortz has been the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993. Mr. Shortz founded both the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, where he serves as director, and the World Puzzle Championship, where he is the captain of the U.S. team. He is the current Puzzlemaster for "Weekend Edition Sunday"on National Public Radio.

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