Synopses & Reviews
The Sunday Crossword of The New York Times
has been a beloved fixture of the Sunday Times since its inception in 1942. Under Will Shortz's editorship, Sunday Volume 28
features 50 Sunday-sized puzzles--the biggest and most anticipated puzzle of the week!
Under Shortz's editorship, "Sunday Volume 28" features 20 Sunday-size puzzles, the biggest and most animated puzzle of the week. Spiral bound.
About the Author
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.