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A Century of Crosswords: Celebrating the History of America's Favorite Puzzle; Includes 150 Crosswords Through the Ages

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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.

About the Author

Will Shortz has been the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993. He is also the puzzlemaster on NPRs 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781250034755
Subtitle:
Celebrating the History of America's Favorite Puzzle; Includes 150 Crosswords Through the Ages
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Author:
The New York Times
Author:
Shortz, Will
Subject:
Crosswords - General
Subject:
Games-Crossword Puzzles
Publication Date:
20130716
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes 50 black-and-white photographs
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.125 in 0.435 lb

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