Volume 20 of the popular series: 50 easy puzzles edited by Times crosswords editor Will ShortzFor solvers who want more of the fun and less of the challenge of solving the legendary New York Times crossword comes a new collection of light and fun puzzles. All the puzzles in this book originally appeared in Monday editions of the paper--the easiest of the week--and they're fun to do while still providing the same high standards that have always been the mark of The New York Times and its crossword editor, Will Shortz. - Fifty of the Times' Monday crosswords
- Puzzles that are fun and totally solvable by all puzzlers, from beginner to expert
- Covered spiral binding for convenient, lay-flat solving
These large-print puzzles may be easy on the eyes, but they still challenge the brainThis brand new large-print collection, edited by crossword king Will Shortz, features: - 120 easy-to-read crossword puzzles
- All levels of difficulty
- Fun, fresh clues from the pages of The New York Times
Myles Mellor's Diamond Crosswords, with easy and fast challenges, are featured in over 150 newspapers and websites; his overall work reaching over 2 million people per month.Diamond Crosswords play like a classic crossword puzzle, but with a twist: the puzzle is laid out in a diamond shape with each "square" inside also being in the shape of a diamond. The game is perfect for the huge pool of casual crossword fans as the Diamond Crosswords are fast and easy to solve, which is why they've proven incredibly popular to the many fans of this gem of a game.
Almost as soon as it appeared, the crossword puzzle became indispensable to our lives. Invented practically by accident in 1913, when a newspaper editor at the New York World was casting around for something to fill empty column space, it became a roaring commercial success almost overnight. Ever since then, the humble puzzle has been an essential ingredient of any newspaper worth its salt. But why, exactly, are the crossword's satisfactions so sweet? Blending first-person reporting from the world of crosswords with a delightful telling of its rich literary history, Adrienne Raphel dives into the secrets of this classic pastime. Thinking Inside the Box is an ingenious love letter not just to the abiding power of the crossword but to the infinite joys and playful possibilities of language itself.
The next in our best-selling series: one collection for every difficulty level, labeled by day of the week
Serious solvers know that the puzzles in The New York Times get harder as the week goes on. From an easy Monday to a downright difficult Friday puzzle, this brand new collection is sure to challenge you with each passing day. See how far you can get
-Covered spiral binding for convenient, lay-flat solving
-Edited by the #1 name in crosswords, Will Shortz
Use clues and your own knowledge to solve nearly 200 word puzzles in the Go Fun Big Book of Crosswords.Do you know what jeans are made out of? How about another word for crazy? Each word puzzle gives you clues to figure out answers to questions like these and more. Here are some of the brainteasers you'll get to try:
- Crosswords help you think of synonyms and antonyms
- Picture word puzzles give you visual clues
- Code cracker puzzles let you use your number sense to help you solve word problems