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The New York Times Crosswords: Easy, Relaxing-and Fun!
With the workweek over and a long, relaxing weekend stretching delightfully ahead, what better way to ease the mind and soothe the soul than with a crossword puzzle? Or better yet, two hundred of them?
The New York Times and its crossword puzzle editor, Will Shortz, bring you this volume, overflowing with selected crosswords from the pages of the Times, puzzles free of the obscure trivia of older crosswords, and full of modern, fresh vocabulary and fun wordplay. There's no reason to wait until Monday to pick up a pencil and puzzle away when the weekend hours beckon-along with two hundred pristine crosswords just waiting to be solved.
"The New York Times" and its crossword puzzle editor bring readers this volume, overflowing with 200 selected crosswords from the pages of the "Times," puzzles free of the obscure trivia of older crosswords, and full of modern, fresh vocabulary and fun wordplay.
About the Author
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.