50 Sunday-size puzzles from the pages of The New York Times
The New York Times puzzles are America's Favorite!
Millions of crossword fans know that The New York Times crosswords are the gold standard in puzzling. Under Will Shortz's editorship, the New York Times crossword puzzles have featured increased wordplay and a hip, contemporary attitude towards crosswordingalong with the same high standards that have always been the hallmark of The New York Times.
- 50 of the world famous Sunday crossword puzzles
- Appearing for the first time in book form
- Author bylines allows fans to get to know today's top constructors
|Publisher:||St. Martin''s Publishing Group|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||10.84(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.39(d)|
About the Author
Will Shortz, puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993, is the only academically accredited "enigmatologist" in the world, having earned a degree (following a major program he designed himself) in enigmatology from Indiana University in 1974. Mr. Shortz also received a law degree from the University of Virginia. After graduating, he skipped the bar exam and began a career in puzzles.
In 1978 Mr. Shortz founded, and remains director of, the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, held annually. He also founded the World Puzzle Championship in 1992 and serves as captain of the U.S. team.
Before joining The Times, Mr. Shortz spent 15 years as editor of Games magazine, a bimonthly devoted to puzzles and games of many kinds.
Currently, in addition to editing the weekday and Sunday crossword puzzles for The New York Times, he serves as Puzzlemaster for "Weekend Edition Sunday" on National Public Radio.