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The New York Times Will Shortz Picks His Favorite Puzzles: 101 of the Top Crosswords from the New York Times
     

The New York Times Will Shortz Picks His Favorite Puzzles: 101 of the Top Crosswords from the New York Times

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by The New York Times, Will Shortz (Editor)
 

For the first time ever, Will Shortz personally selects 75 of his favorite puzzles from his tenure as editor of The New York Times crossword puzzles. Special commentary will appear along with each puzzle and give clever insight into the puzzle-solving world that Will Shortz dominates. Getting to know the background on these puzzles will add a new dimension

Overview

For the first time ever, Will Shortz personally selects 75 of his favorite puzzles from his tenure as editor of The New York Times crossword puzzles. Special commentary will appear along with each puzzle and give clever insight into the puzzle-solving world that Will Shortz dominates. Getting to know the background on these puzzles will add a new dimension for the growing number of crossword buffs. Also included is a special introduction written by Shortz that explains why these puzzles qualify as his favorites among the thousands of puzzles he has edited in his career. Since Will Shortz has become crossword editor of the Times, the puzzles have featured increased wordplay, and a hip, contemporary attitude towards crosswording.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
Will Shortz's Favorite Crossword Puzzles is a must-have for any serious puzzler, and jolly good fun for anyone else.” —CNN.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312645502
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
09/13/2011
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
354,877
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Will Shortz has been the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993. He is also the puzzlemaster on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday and is founder and director of the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. He has edited countless books of crossword puzzles, Sudoku, KenKen, and all manner of brain-busters.

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The New York Times Will Shortz Picks His Favorite Puzzles: 101 of the Top Crosswords from the New York Times 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Some of the clues are very vague, so not my favorite book.