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The New York Times Will Shortz Presents The Dangerous Book of Crosswords: 75 Daring Puzzles Paperback – July 21, 2009
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“[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
About the Author
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.
Top Customer Reviews
A word of warning: if you're not a seasoned and skilled solver, don't think you can just "jump in" at this level. Practice with some intermediate collections first. These are not mamby-pamby computer generated puzzles like those found in many a daily newspaper. The clues are clever and deceptive and some of the answers surprising (yet pleasing).
An excellent offering if you like a challenging crossword experience.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
We love this book. It's hard to find crosswords that make you think without being so obscure that you'd need a multi-language dictionary at your side. Read morePublished on July 22, 2013 by Elizabeth Nebergall
I've been working the NY Times daily crosswords for about ten years and I know from experience that Friday's and Saturday's are killers. Read morePublished on December 10, 2012 by LINDA D NEAL
Difficult and challenging: A great investment for the crossword enthusiast that likes to take his/her time solving complex puzzles!Published on May 4, 2010 by P. Nickels