About the Book

Will and Me

If you’re interested in how a puzzle constructor gets published in The New York Times, this is the book for you. If you enjoy solving crosswords and have a hidden desire to try solving some puzzles that never made it past the cutting room floor, this is the book for you. And, if you’d like to know more about Will Shortz, the New York Times puzzle editor, NPR’s puzzle master and close to omnipotent in the eyes of at least one crossword constructor, this is the book for you. To better appreciate the world of crosswords, a great way to start is to watch or rewatch the movie, Wordplay, featuring Will Shortz and other mainstays of the crossword community.