The New York Times Tough Crossword Puzzle Omnibus Volume 1

200 Challenging Puzzles from The New York Times

Edited by Will Shortz

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A Challenge That's Tough to Resist!

For fans who want a puzzling experience that will test their abilities to the utmost comes this giant collection of 200 of the toughest crosswords ever presented by The New York Times and editor Will Shortz. These Friday and Saturday puzzles feature some of the most virtuoso constructions, with few black squares and as many clusters of long words as possible. And under Shortz, the puzzles feature increased wordplay, a hip, contemporary attitude, and fresh, surprising vocabulary. Are you up to the challenge?

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Praise for The New York Times Tough Crossword Puzzle Omnibus Volume 1

"[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

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Edited by Will Shortz

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.

Will Shortz
The New York Times

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The New York Times Tough Crossword Puzzle Omnibus Volume 1
200 Challenging Puzzles from The New York Times
Edited by Will Shortz

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
January 2004
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312324414
ISBN10: 0312324413
8 1/2 x 11 inches, 240 pages
$14.99
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