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Pocket Sudoku Presented by Will Shortz, Volume 1

Pocket Sudoku Presented by Will Shortz, Volume 1

150 Fast, Fun Puzzles

Edited by Will Shortz

St. Martin's Paperbacks


Mass Market Paperbound


From Japan to London to the U.S., sudoku is the new puzzle craze that's taking the world by storm! Now Puzzlemaster and New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz presents this brand-new collection featuring 150 sudoku, along with an introduction that explains these fascinating puzzles and how to solve them. These addictive puzzles are easy to understand -- just fill the grid with numbers according to the few simple rules -- but incredibly fun and engaging to complete. You don't need any knowledge of mathematics: just a pencil and an inquisitive mind. Once you've mastered the easier sudoku, try the last fifty puzzles, designed to challenge those who want to give their brains more of a workout.

If you're a crossword enthusiast, a fan of logic puzzles, or just a puzzle lover in general, you will be engrossed and delighted with sudoku!


Praise for Pocket Sudoku Presented by Will Shortz, Volume 1

“A puzzling global phenomenon” —The Economist

“The biggest craze to hit The Times since the first crossword puzzle was published in 1935. Sudoku is dangerous stuff. Forget work and family -- think papers hurled across the room and industrial-sized blobs of correction fluid. I love it!” —The Times of London

“England's most addictive newspaper puzzle.” —New York magazine

“The latest craze in games.” —BBC News

“Sudoku are to the first decade of the twenty-first century what Rubik's Cube was to the 1970s.” —The Daily Telegraph

“Britain has a new addiction. Hunched over newspapers on crowded subway trains, sneaking secret peeks in the office, a puzzle-crazy nation is trying to slot numbers into small checkerboard grids.” —Associated Press

“Forget crosswords.” —The Christian Science Monitor

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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.

Will Shortz

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