Latest Will Shortz Stories

2013-05-29 23:27:00

Easy to pick up, hard to put down, KenKen puzzles are now available wherever you may roam. Pleasantville, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The wait is finally

2009-03-01 15:13:00

A retired school teacher says he has never missed a single gathering of the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament in New York. Jay Kasofsky of Woodridge, N.Y., said since New York Times puzzle editor Will Shortz began the national crossword puzzle tournament in 1978, he has always been in attendance, the Middletown (N.Y.) Times Herald-Record reported Saturday. The 68-year-old former history teacher admits his crossword skills are not on par with some of his fellow puzzle solvers, particularly...

2006-06-22 08:47:53

By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Every Sunday morning, a nice, middle-aged man with a soothing voice drives listeners of a radio program heard across the United States to wonder if they are nuts or just stupid.

2005-10-19 10:39:13

By Jeffrey Goldfarb FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Sudoku is adding up to big sales for book publishers, who are pushing out more new titles ahead of Christmas in case the number puzzle mania fizzles out.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).