"Book Synopsis Whether you're just beginning your crossword career or are an old pro who enjoys the thrill of blazing through an easy puzzle, The New York Times Crosswords 101 is sure to provide hours of fun. Features: -Seventy-five of the Times' easiest puzzles, perfect for solvers of all skill levels -Portable format is perfect for travel or solving at home -Edited by the biggest name in crosswords, Will Shortz. Review Quotes ""[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."