Will Shortz appears in the following:
Sunday, April 23, 2017
This week Stephen Dubner of "Freakonomics" joins Lynn Neary and Will Shortz to play the Sunday Puzzle.
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Bernie Cosell from Pearisburg, Va, and Ophira Eisenberg, host of NPR's Ask Me Another, try to solve some tricky puzzles in between categories.
Sunday, April 09, 2017
Puzzlemaster Will Shortz challenges Tom Rosen of Austin, TX, and WAMU's Lauren Ober, host of The Big Listen to this week's tricky puzzle.
Sunday, April 02, 2017
It's a puzzle based on categories of the letters in the word "April." Special guest Peter Sagal of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! helps out.
Sunday, March 26, 2017
You can probably read between the lines just fine, but to solve this puzzle you'll need to read between the letters to form a new word for each clue.
Sunday, March 19, 2017
This week's puzzle involves antonyms of each other — but first you'll have to rearrange the letters.
Sunday, March 12, 2017
This week's puzzle involves categories. For each one, name something in the category whose first and last letters are the same as the first and last letters of the category.
Sunday, March 05, 2017
This week's challenge involves homophones — words that sound the same but are spelled differently.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Will Shortz, editor of The New York Times crossword puzzle, discusses the 75th anniversary of the paper’s legendary puzzle which was introduced in response to the bombing of Pearl Harbor
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Every five-letter answer in this week's puzzle must complete a compound word or a familiar two-word phrase.
Sunday, February 19, 2017
This week's Sunday Puzzle is a word game in which Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz challenges listeners to switch letters in everyday words to transform their meaning.
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz tests NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and listener Louise Haskett of Indianapolis with a Valentine's Day themed puzzle.
Sunday, February 05, 2017
This week you'll have to think back to the fairy tales and their characters to solve the puzzle.
Sunday, January 29, 2017
This week, find a two-word phrase. The first word is six letters, and its last three letters spell the second word in the phrase.
Sunday, January 22, 2017
In this week's puzzle, we'll give you a category. Every answer must start with each of the letters C-O-M-B-S.
Sunday, January 15, 2017
This week's puzzle presents definitions that give clues to a common phrase.
Sunday, January 08, 2017
Every answer is a compound word or familiar two-word phrase in which the first part starts 'To' and the second part starts 'P.'
Sunday, January 01, 2017
We give you some notable quotes from the previous 12 months. You tell us who said them.
Sunday, December 25, 2016
A good golf game will help you with next week's challenge.
Sunday, December 18, 2016
What a wonderful world this would be if you knew a lot about geography.