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Download The New York Times Easy Crossword Puzzles Volume 10: 50 Monday Puzzles from the Pages of The New York Times epub

by The New York Times,Will Shortz

Easy to solve . . . hard to resist!

For solvers who want more of the fun and less of the challenge of solving the legendary New York Times crossword comes this collection of light and fun puzzles. All the puzzles in this book originally appeared in Monday editions of the paper---the easiest of the week---and they're fun and enjoyable while still providing the same high standards that have always been the mark of The New York Times and its crossword editor, Will Shortz.

* Fifty of the easiest daily crossword puzzles * Edited by crossword great Will Shortz* Puzzles feature fun, fresh clues and vocabulary

Download The New York Times Easy Crossword Puzzles Volume 10: 50 Monday Puzzles from the Pages of The New York Times epub
ISBN: 0312541716
ISBN13: 978-0312541712
Category: Humor
Subcategory: Puzzles & Games
Author: The New York Times,Will Shortz
Language: English
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin; 1 edition (April 14, 2009)
ePUB size: 1564 kb
FB2 size: 1132 kb
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 802
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This crossword book is definitely a great find amongst the competetors. I have tried other crossword books with different authors and they are either impossibly hard (though labeled as easy), or they don't adhere to the very simple "rules" of crossword clues. For example, if a clue is plural, then the answer must be plural ("Dogs" ..."Canines") or if the clue is an adjective, then the answer must be an adjective ("Wet"..."Moist"). This book does everything right which makes it a very understandable and easily approachable series. I have found that the NY Times Easy puzzles are the best for my current state, since my knowledge of history, theater, and the world map are lacking. This difficulty level is for SMART average joes, you definitely need to know alot to get the answers, but at the same time, you still have a fighting chance if you never took an AP English course (though that helps!). The only problem I have with this series is that you see A LOT of recurring answers, like "Oboe", "Atop", "Dr. No", etc. I suppose its just easier to reuse those based on the layout of the puzzles, but still, I've seen these answers several pages in a row, where I'm at the point of sighing and saying "It's 'Agog'...again?!" But yes, these NY Times Easy Crosswords are the best you are going to find in this puzzle genre, they are at a good difficulty level, sometimes too easy, but that's good because it is less frustrating, though they are easy to fly through and do three a night! On the other side, they can be very hard if you don't know your cities in Italy, or how to say key phrases in French. So I think overall this is a good medley of hard and easy clues that make up one very solvable puzzle book for people without masters degrees! Buy this series and no other!
But they repeat, repeat too many words, e.g., ulna, oboe, asea, alee, err, apex, alto, czar, ado, toga, irks, jai alai, and what's up with Alec Baldwin, Estee Lauder, Arlo Guthrie, and Mr. T, and Enola Gay? And the opposite of SWS is not interesting. Nor are Roman Numerals. Still, the spiral binding makes it nice and the puzzles are better than others I've tried. So, I'm on my ninth one of these books that don't use capital letters for their titles.

I am relatively new to crossword puzzles and have become addicted in a very short time thanks to this book. The puzzles are "easy", but a bit tricky so you start to get a feel for how x-word puzzles work, language-wise. I say they are easy, because I knew enough words to get the puzzle off to a good start, but you don't just get the whole thing handed to you on a silver platter. Fun!
These are so easy I absolutely get an ego-boost each time I complete one. (Try to do two a day as brain exercise !!). I don't want to be challenged--I want to feel like I have accomplished something and this ENTIRE SERIES allows me that opportunity. YEA for Will Shortz. Keep them coming !
This puzzle book is a good introduction for those of us who are intimidated by the Sunday NYT puzzle. What I like about this is the need for a good vocabulary. So much more fun than the daily crosswords in the local paper which have an abundance of three letter words. Good mental exercise.
Got this to keep my father occupied when we take him to the physician. The spiral bound format is perfect for holding flat on his lap and working the puzzles. Very fast shipping.
Good Puzzles.. Easy, but not too easy.. Worth the money. This "easy' series and the Monday and Tuesday series by the NY Times are about the best crossword books on the market.
Just a fun and large crossword puzzle that I can do when my brain is fried. Definately an easy book to get through. I would definately recommend this book.