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The New York Times Will Shortz's Funniest Crossword Puzzles

From the Pages of The New York Times

Edited by Will Shortz

St. Martin's Griffin

50 great New York Times crosswords that will make you chuckle, chortle, groan, or moan!

As regular puzzlers know well, crossword puzzles can be funny, full of wordplay, puns, jokes, and verbal trickery of all kinds. Under the editorship of crossword legend Will Shortz, The New York Times has become particularly renowned for its fun-filled, pun-oriented puzzles.

Now Will Shortz has chosen 50 of his top picks for the most side-splitting puzzles from the pages of the The New York Times and collected them all in this volume. Once you start these crosswords, you won't be able to stop (laughing, that is)!

* Special introduction by Will Shortz
* Puzzles chosen by Will Shortz for their inventive themes, featuring jokes, puns, and all sorts of word-related fun
* Spiral binding lets pages lie flat for easy puzzling

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • 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.
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The New York Times Will Shortz's Funniest Crossword Puzzles

From the Pages of The New York Times

Edited by Will Shortz

  • Spiral bound

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