Synopses & Reviews
The first, and still the best!
The New York Times Sunday crossword debuted in 1942, and ever since has remained the nations favorite puzzle. With giant-size grids, inventive themes and clever construction, the Sunday Times crossword is more popular than ever before under legendary editor Will Shortz!
This thirty-fifth collection of the Sunday puzzles features:
* Fifty New York Times Sunday crosswords edited by Will Shortz
* Puzzles over 50% bigger than the weekday crosswords
* Covered spiral binding for easy stay-flat solving.
"[Will Shortz] is the crossword king."
- Steve Kroft, 60 Minutes
"The prince of crossword puzzlers."
- Greenwich Magazine
"The Riddler's got nothing on Will Shortz."
- Time Out New York
"Will Shortz is [the crossword book world's] John Grisham."
- Martin Arnold
The New York Times ran its first crossword puzzle in 1942. Since then, the paper's puzzles have become the American benchmark; directed by a succession of evil-genius editors, the page has consistently attracted writers of innovative, challenging, and witty crosswords. This nicely functional calendar holds fifty-three Sunday puzzles from the best source in the United States. Prepare for a serious, satisfying workout of your intellect, intuition, vocabulary, and cultural conversance Also included are international holidays, 2007 and 2008 yearly grids, a personal information page, and the puzzle answers, of course.
This nicely functional calendar holds 35 Sunday puzzles from "The New York Times." Puzzle lovers will enjoy these many innovative, challenging, and witty crosswords.
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.