The New York Times Crosswords for a Weekend Getaway: 200 Easy, Breezy Puzzles (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author


The New York Times is a daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed internationally. Founded in 1851, the newspaper has won 112 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other news organization. Its website receives 30 million unique visitors per month.

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

Praise For…


“[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



Product Details
ISBN: 9780312351984
ISBN-10: 0312351984
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: February 7th, 2006
Pages: 240
Language: English