132nd out of 135 books — 42 voters
How to Conquer the New York Times Crossword Puzzle: Tips, Tricks and Techniques to Master America's Favorite Puzzle
The New York Times is the gold standard of crossword puzzles. Drawing from the top puzzle constructors in the nation, the Times puzzles are considered the cleverest, most engaging and at times, trickiest puzzles of all.Thisguide will help puzzlers of allskill levelsimprove and enjoytheNew YorkTimes crossword. Along with helpful discussionsand hints, every puzzle in How to...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published July 10th 2007 by St. Martin's Griffin
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This book is mainly composed of the author's thoughts as she walks you through solving puzzles. Each chapter starts with the unsolved puzzle, and then the text of her thoughts interspersed with the increasingly filled in grids of the puzzle as she completes it. In many ways, it's very much like the crossword blogs you can find on the Internet, where the blogger ruminates on how they solved today's puzzle. For me, though, it's a little like looking over the shoulder of someone on the subway solvi...more
The New York Times is a daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed internationally. Founded in 1851, the newspaper has won 112 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other news organization. Its website receives 30 million unique visitors per month.More about The New York Times...