For all the crossword masochists out there, this book’s for you! Beware: it doesn’t get harder than these 45 crosswords! But if you love the Friday and Saturday offerings from places like The New York Times, these puzzles will test your skill. They’re all difficult because of the cunning cluing—not obscure answers. Some crosswords feature wickedly tricky themes, and there are even fun facts, explanations for the toughest clues, and complete answer grids. Solve with a pen … if you dare!
About the Author
Peter Gordon is the Executive Editor for Sterling Publishing, overseeing the puzzle and game books, and was the crossword editor of the New York Sun. His crosswords have appeared in The New York Times, TheWall Street Journal, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, Newsday, and numerous puzzle magazines, including Games, where he was an editor for seven years. He edited the “Post Puzzler” for the Sunday Washington Post from 2010 to 2015. His titles include Hall of Fame Crosswords, Yahtzee Scratch & Play, and Match Wits With Mensa: Test Your Trivia Smarts. He is also the coauthor of Solitaire Battleships, Scrabble-doku, and the Puzzlewright Guide to Solving Sudoku. More than a million books written or edited by Gordon have been sold.