Will Shortz appears in the following:
Sunday, November 29, 2015
Given a category, and a thing in the category that closely follows the name of the category alphabetically, answer with the only other item in the category that fits between them alphabetically.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
In this week's Sunday Puzzle, each sentence contains two words that have homophones that are opposites. For each sentence given, find the homophone opposites.
Sunday, November 15, 2015
In this week's Sunday Puzzle, for each word given, think of a synonym whose first and second letters, in order, are the second and third letters, respectively, of the given word.
Sunday, November 08, 2015
This week's puzzle is called "Bus Fare." Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase, in which the first word starts with BU- and the second word starts with S.
Sunday, November 01, 2015
For each four-letter word — not a euphemism, in this case — insert two letters to complete a common six-letter word.
Sunday, October 25, 2015
This week's theme is SPAs. Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name in which the first word starts with S- and the second word starts with PA-.
Sunday, October 18, 2015
For each of the words and phrases offered in this week's Sunday Puzzle, the consonants in it are the same consonants, in the same order, as those of a world capital. You name the capital city.
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Puzzlemaster Will Shortz challenges listeners with a story full of inaccuracies and misstatements.
Sunday, October 04, 2015
For each six-letter word given this week, add two letters at the start to complete a common eight-letter word. The answer never involves adding a regular prefix like RE- or UN-.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Every answer in this week's puzzle is a familiar two-word phrase or name, in which the first word starts with the letters C and A in that order, and the second word starts with P.
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Every answer this week is the last name of a late-night TV host, past or present. Identify the hosts from their anagrams.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Every answer this week is the first and last name of one of the major Republican candidates for president. Identify them from the anagrams given.
Sunday, September 06, 2015
This week's puzzle begins with the word "virgo," the astrological sign for this time of year. For each category given, name an item in the category starting with each of the letters V-I-R-G-O.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Given an answer, you name the song. All you have to do is anagram one word in the made-up title you're given to complete the correct title of the song.
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Given a five-letter word and a six-letter, rearrange the letters of the shorter word to find a synonym for the longer word.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Every answer this week is the name of a state. For all the words given, ignore the vowels in them. The consonants in them are the same consonants, in the same order, as in the state.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
The turboprop reportedly lost contact with the ground on approach to the central Papua city of Oksibil. The wreckage has been spotted a few miles from the city.
Sunday, August 09, 2015
For each word given in this week's puzzle, think of another word starting with the same two letters that can follow it to complete a familiar compound word.
Sunday, August 02, 2015
Every answer this week is a six-letter word that contains two consecutive F's. Use each anagram of the other four letters to find the full six-letter word.
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Every answer this week is a made-up three-word phrase in which all three words rhyme — and every word has two syllables.