The gold standard for crossword lovers.
The New York Times Crossword was first published during World War II as a way to entertain war-weary readers, and it’s known for unparalleled editorial standards, smart constructions, and an array of themes. This calendar offers devotees daily puzzles edited by Will Shortz—New York Times Crossword editor, NPR puzzlemaster, and the only person in the world to have a degree in enigmatology (the study of puzzles). As in the newspaper, the week begins with the easiest puzzles and they become progressively more difficult. Bonus: Get one month free of full digital access to New York Times Games (which includes the Crossword). Now 100% recyclable and printed on FSC-certified paper.