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Will Shortz Presents Tame KenKen

200 Easy Logic Puzzles That Make You Smarter

Tetsuya Miyamoto, Introduction by Will Shortz

St. Martin's Griffin

Looking for fast, friendly puzzles that won't bite back? This fun, portible new series begins with 200 fast and easy sudoku puzzles.
 
Includes:
-200 easy, relaxing puzzles
-Perfect portable size
-Edited by Will Shortz
Looking for fast, friendly puzzles that won't bite back? This fun, portible new series begins with 200 fast and easy sudoku puzzles. Includes: -200 easy, relaxing puzzles-Perfect portable size-Edited by Will Shortz

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Introduction 
Throughout the history of puzzles and games, many of the biggest successes have come as complete surprises, because they've broken all the "rules."
 
Parker Bros. famously turned down the rights to the game Monopoly in 1934, because it had "52 design errors." It was too complicated, they said, it had too many pieces, and it took too long to play. So the inventor, Charles B. Darrow, produced and sold 5,000 handmade copies of Monopoly, they quickly sold out, and--once Parker Bros. finally bought the rights--it became the biggest game hit of 1935.
 
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  • Tetsuya Miyamoto, Introduction by Will Shortz

  • TETSUYA MIYAMOTO, the creator of KenKen, is a math teacher who runs a unique mathematics class for grade school children in Japan where he practices “The Art of Teaching Without Teaching.” His teaching method and use of KenKen in his classroom has proven extremely successful. His students regularly go on to be accepted at the most prestigious schools in Tokyo. 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
    Will Shortz
  • Tetsuya Miyamoto
    Tetsuya Miyamoto
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Will Shortz Presents Tame KenKen

200 Easy Logic Puzzles That Make You Smarter

Tetsuya Miyamoto, Introduction by Will Shortz

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