Other books byWill Shortz
Will Shortz Presents Super Sudoku
100 New Brain-Twisting Puzzles
Super Sudoku takes America's favorite logic puzzle to the next level! In each Super Sudoku puzzle solvers need to complete the grid so that each row, column, 3 x 3 box, AND shaded 3 x 3 box contains the numbers 1 through 9. It's a clever spin on sudoku that adds an extra level of difficulty that's sure to thrill sudoku fans! This collection contains 100 Super Sudoku puzzles ranging in difficulty from easy to extra hard.
The New York Times Will Shortz's Favorite Puzzlemakers
100 Crosswords Made By the Best in the...
For the first time ever, Will Shortz personally selects 75 of his favorite puzzles from his tenure as editor of The New York Times crossword puzzles. Special commentary will appear along with each puzzle and give clever insight into the puzzle-solving world that Will Shortz dominates. Getting to know the background on these puzzles will add a new dimension for the growing number of crossword buffs. Also included is a special introduction written by Shortz that explains why these puzzles qualify as his favorites among the thousands of puzzles he has edited in his career. Since Will Shortz has become crossword editor of the Times, the puzzles have featured increased wordplay, and a hip, contemporary attitude towards crosswording.
Sudoku Easy to Hard Presented by Will Shortz, Volume 2
100 Wordless Crossword Puzzles
The hottest craze in puzzles! “On no account should any reader not already hooked so much as a glance at a sudoku. That way lies addiction and madness. Sudoku are to the first decade of the twenty-first century what Rubik’s Cube was to the 1970s.” --Tom Utley, The Daily Telegraph From puzzlemaster and New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz comes sudoku, the new “wordless crossword” puzzle that’s taking the world by storm! Once you start, you won’t want to stop. These addictive puzzles are easy to explain--just fill the grid with numbers according to the few simple rules--but incredibly fun and engaging to complete. You don’t need any mathematics knowledge: Just supply a pencil and an inquisitive mind. This brand-new collection features original sudoku ranging from effortlessly easy to devilishly difficult, along with an introduction from Will Shortz that explains these fascinating puzzles and how to solve them. If you’re a crossword fan, a fan of logic puzzles, or just a puzzle lover in general, you will be engrossed and delighted with sudoku! “A puzzling global phenomenon.” --The Economist
The New York Times Daily Crossword Puzzles, Volume 53
·60 daily-size puzzles from the pages of the New York Times ·Known for their wit and intelligence ·Recognized as the standard by which all other puzzles are measured ·Representing the work of some of the nation’s finest constructors