The New York Times Crosswords to Exercise Your Brain: 75 Brain-Boosting Puzzles (Paperback)
1.Medically proven brain-buliding technique that's lots of fun, too
To build up your abdominals, try situps; to pump up those biceps, you can try lifting weights; but to exercise those mental muscles, crossword puzzles are the way to go So if you're looking for a great workout that will leave your brain refreshed and recharged, there's no better way to do so than by grabbing a New York Times crossword puzzle and solving away. Features:
* 75 great New York Times crosswords from puzzle master Will Shortz
* Puzzles arranged in order of increasing difficulty, so your brain can get the workout you desire.
"Studies suggest that adopting intellectually challenging hobbies like crossword puzzles. . . can boost your brainpower."
- Natural Health magazine
About the Author
Will Shortz has been the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993. He is also the puzzlemaster on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday and is founder and director of the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. He has edited countless books of crossword puzzles, Sudoku, KenKen, and all manner of brain-busters.
"[Will Shortz] is the crossword king."
- Steve Kroft, 60 Minutes
"The prince of crossword puzzlers."
- Greenwich Magazine
"The Riddler's got nothing on Will Shortz."
- Time Out New York
"Will Shortz is [the crossword book world's] John Grisham."
- Martin Arnold