Will Shortz

Will Shortz appears in the following:

Sunday Puzzle: What's In A Name?

Sunday, September 24, 2017

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Will Shortz, crossword editor for The New York Times and Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster, play this week's puzzle with Gordon Brown of Winston-Salem, N.C.

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Sunday Puzzle: Three Words. Two Homophones. One Conjunction.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Will Shortz, The New York Times' crossword editor and Weekend Edition puzzlemaster, play this week's puzzle with Jonas Singer of Washington, D.C.

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Sunday Puzzle: Pour Yourself A Drink If You Can Name Them

Sunday, September 10, 2017

For this week's challenge, you'll need to freshen up, or maybe just have a refreshing glass of lemonade to help you decipher these drink names.

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Sunday Puzzle: A Task Of 8 Cities

Sunday, August 06, 2017

Andrew Ragsdale of Gainesville, Fla., plays the puzzle with Puzzlemaster Will Shortz, who was recently spotlighted by the New York Times.

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Sunday Puzzle: The Familiarity Of Stressed Syllables

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Bobbie Wilson of La Crosse, Wis., plays the puzzle with Puzzlemaster Will Shortz while celebrating National Cheesecake Day.

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Sunday Puzzle: Same Sound, Different Meaning

Sunday, July 23, 2017

In this week's puzzle, Puzzlemaster Will Shortz reveals a love of the band One Direction. Shortz and NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro play with Rob Hardy of Dayton, Ohio.

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Sunday Puzzle: Wehn Wrods Get Rearearngd

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Puzzlemaster Will Shortz challenges Lulu-Garcia Navarro and Patricia Wheeler of Orlando to a challenge involving rearranging letters to make opposite words.

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Sunday Puzzle: Switch It Up

Sunday, July 09, 2017

A tricky word challenge awaits your answers this week.

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Sunday Puzzle: Follow My Lead

Sunday, July 02, 2017

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and this week's puzzle winner Karen Marshall of Shoreline, Wash., work through a tough word game, crafted by puzzle master Will Shortz.

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Sunday Puzzle: A Multisyllabic Flip-Flop

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Will Shortz play the Sunday Puzzle with winner Samantha Robison of Junction City, Ore.

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Sunday Puzzle: Hopefully, You Paid Attention In Anatomy Class

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Puzzlemaster Will Shortz stumps NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzle winner Mike Strong of Mechanicsburg, Pa., with an anatomical word puzzle.

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Sunday Puzzle: BBC, Do You Know What It Stands For?

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Weekend Edition puzzle master Will Shortz puts NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro, challenge winner Muriel Kranowski, and Roy Wood Jr. of The Daily Show to the test this week with a BBC-themed puzzle.

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Sunday Puzzle: All Answers Have Alliterations That Are Absolutely Necessary

Sunday, June 04, 2017

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzle winner John Tures of Nashville, Tenn., zip through puzzlemaster Will Shortz's alliterative word challenges.

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Sunday Puzzle: Math Is Necessary To Solve This One, But Don't Get Fancy

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Will Shortz play the Sunday Puzzle with winner Mark Scott of Seattle, Wash.

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Sunday Puzzle: From Canton To Scranton, You Need To Know Your U.S. Cities

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Puzzlemaster Will Shortz and Lulu Garcia-Navarro challenge winner Joseph Young of St. Cloud, Minn., with bending the names of states into new words. Shortz is the puzzle editor of The New York Times.

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Test Your Knowledge With The Sunday Puzzle

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Puzzlemaster Will Shortz tests NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Wesley Hamlin from New Castle, Del., with a tricky word challenge.

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Name Your Favorite Weekend Tradition In Two Words: Sunday Puzzle

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Puzzlemaster Will Shortz challenges Mike Pleasants from St. Paul, Minn. to a challenge with some familiar two-word phrases.

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Sunday Puzzle: Anyway, It's Drew Carey's Line This Time

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Puzzlemaster Will Shortz challenges Lulu-Garcia Navarro and special guest Drew Carey to a tricky word challenge.

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Sunday Puzzle: Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls, Please Stick To The Best Songs To 'Solve'

Sunday, April 23, 2017

This week Stephen Dubner of "Freakonomics" joins Lynn Neary and Will Shortz to play the Sunday Puzzle.

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Sunday Puzzle: Easy, Brie-zy And A Little Bit Cheesy

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.

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