Will Shortz appears in the following:
Sunday, December 04, 2016
Every answer this week is the last name of a world leader of the past 100 years. For each country and an anagram of the name, find the name of the leader.
Sunday, November 27, 2016
One bears a question, while the other questioned bears. Now, that headline may seem like a non sequitur, but it's also a little clue to the Sunday Puzzle — which concludes a two-week conundrum.
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Every answer is the name of an NPR host — that is, one of the colleagues of this week's special guest, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro, who will be taking over as host of
Weekend Edition Sunday.
Sunday, November 13, 2016
In this week's puzzle, insert the letters A and R into the middle of the first clue to get the answer to the second clue.
Sunday, November 06, 2016
You'll be given a category and something in the category that closely follows the name of the category alphabetically. Name the only other thing in the category that fits between them alphabetically.
Sunday, October 30, 2016
This week's puzzle is called "SuperPACs." Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name in which the first word starts with PA- and the second word starts with C.
Sunday, October 23, 2016
This is a game of categories based on the word "guard." For each category given, name something in it starting with each of the letters G-U-A-R-D.
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Given two words in this week's puzzle, move one letter from one of hem and insert it in the other — without changing the order of any of the letters — to get two synonyms.
Sunday, October 09, 2016
For this week's puzzle, you'll get clues for two words. Add the letters "LI" to the first word to make the second word.
Sunday, October 02, 2016
Every answer this week is a pun on a well-known food brand at a grocery or supermarket.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
For each question in this week's puzzle, you'll be given a word ending in the letter A. Anagram each of them to get a familiar word starting with A.
Sunday, September 18, 2016
It's not just Earth, Wind & Fire who'd like you to remember September. The words in this week's puzzle each start with one of the first three letters of our current month.
Sunday, September 11, 2016
For this week's puzzle, you'll get a list of categories. Alphabetize the category's members by the last letter of each word to find the answer.
Sunday, September 04, 2016
Every answer in this week's puzzle is a nine-letter phrase that's a palindrome — in other words, it reads the same both forward and backward.
Sunday, August 28, 2016
You'll be asked to take two 3-letter words that are part of an 8-letter word. You have to figure out the entire word.
Sunday, August 21, 2016
This week, each answer is a famous person's name. Each name rhymes with a made-up two-word phrase.
Sunday, August 14, 2016
Given the first words of familiar three-word phrases that have "of" in the middle and the same words at the end, find the final word in the phrase.
Sunday, August 07, 2016
In the spirit of the Olympics, every answer this week is a word or name containing the consecutive letters R-I-O.
Sunday, July 31, 2016
In this week's Sunday Puzzle, you'll get two four-letter words. Rearrange the letters in each of them to make two synonyms. For example,
newt and felt could be rearranged to get went and left.
Sunday, July 24, 2016
When NPR's puzzlemaster, Will Shortz, lists three words starting with the letters H, O and T, the answer's a word that can follow each to complete a compound word or a familiar two-word phrase.