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Will Shortz Presents Wicked Sudoku

Will Shortz Presents Wicked Sudoku

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Need a bit more spice in your sudoku?
Take on this collection of 200 devilishly difficult sudoku puzzles!

Includes:
-200 hard puzzles
-Perfect portable size
-Edited by Will Shortz

Will Shortz Presents Wild Sudoku

Will Shortz Presents Wild Sudoku

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Ready for more of a challenge? Once you've mastered the easy puzzles it's time to take it up a notch!

Includes:
-200 medium-level puzzles
-Perfect portable size
-Edited by Will Shortz

Will Shortz Presents: Monster Book of Sudoku

Will Shortz Presents: Monster Book of Sudoku

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Features:
- 300 top-quality sudoku edited by Will Shortz
- The wordless crossword puzzles that have taken the world by storm!
- Introduction and solving tips from legendary puzzlemaster Will Shortz

Will Shortz Presents: Simple Sudoku Volume 1

Will Shortz Presents: Simple Sudoku Volume 1

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"New York Times" crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz delivers another collection of 150 simple, easy-to-complete Sudoku puzzles. Original.
Will Shortz Presents: Sudoku for the Weekend

Will Shortz Presents: Sudoku for the Weekend

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It's the weekend, and that means relaxing with the puzzle craze that is sweeping America.
Will Shortz Presents: Ulimate Sudoku

Will Shortz Presents: Ulimate Sudoku

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Ul-ti-mate (ul´te mit) adj.---of the greatest size or importance, the maximum; when used to describe puzzles, refers to sudoku as the widely acknowledged king of logic puzzles from the world's #1 puzzle guru, Will Shortz

Will Shortz Presents Ultimate Sudoku is the biggest, boldest, and most impressive collection of sudoku available. If you can't get enough of these addictive, seductive puzzles, then the book for you has finally arrived. So prepare to dive into sudoku: With one thousand puzzles, you'll always be satisfied!

Features:
- 1,000 top-quality sudoku from easy to hard
- Edited by legendary New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz
- Big grids with lots of space for easy solving

Will Shortz Wants You to Solve Sudoku

Will Shortz Wants You to Solve Sudoku

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The only thing better than a Will Shortz sudoku puzzle is 300 of them! Challenge your mind and put your solving skills to the test with this perfect collection of easy to difficult puzzles. And with 300 puzzles, this collection is sure to provide hours and hours of fun for even the most avid sudoku fan.

Features:
- 300 captivating puzzle
- Edited by legendary New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz
- Big grids with lots of space for easy solving

Will Shortz's Favorite Sudoku Variations

Will Shortz's Favorite Sudoku Variations

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Expand Your Puzzle Horizons
100 Great New Logic Puzzles for Sudoku Lovers to Enjoy Sudoku is now America's most popular puzzle as millions of fans have discovered the joys of these addictive brainteasers. Now "New York Times" crossword editor and "America's puzzlemaster" Will Shortz introduces five sudoku variations that will stretch your brain in new directions! From the deceptively simple-looking kakuro puzzles to the added challenge of Killer Sudoku, these five new puzzle types will challenge, amuse, and delight. What are you waiting for?
Will Shortz's Mind Games: 100 Alphabet Riddles

Will Shortz's Mind Games: 100 Alphabet Riddles

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Will Shortz, NPR's Puzzlemaster, has been challenging and entertaining puzzle fans for years. Now he starts a new series of word games and brainteaser books: Mind Games! The first volume, Alphabet Riddles, contains 100 of his popular initial puzzles where every answer is a familiar two-word phrase having the same pair of initials. For example, using the initials S & B:
*What's kicked at the World Cup [SOCCER BALL]
*Portable advertising sign [SANDWICH BOARD]
*Shade of hair that's reddish yellow [STRAWBERRY BLOND]
*God [SUPREME BEING]

Features:
- 100 all-new Alphabet Riddles
- Created by legendary New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz
- Convenient portable format

Will Shortzs Puzzle Master Workout

Will Shortzs Puzzle Master Workout

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Each section of this book offers 22 puzzle types, with similar puzzle types grouped together and several puzzles referring to a tutorial in the back of the book. Hints help readers through sticking points, and at the bottom of each puzzle page a note tells readers where to find the solution for that puzzle. Solutions are provided in an interweaving order, so readers are unlikely to accidentally see the answer to the previous or subsequent puzzle.
Finally, each puzzle has three target times next to it: "Par" for a best guess on how long an average solver will take; "Expert" for how long an average participant at the WPC would take; and the "Record" time, the best time logged among all of our testers. These times are, of course, just for fun, but if you find yourself achieving the "Expert" time regularly, we highly recommend trying your country's national championships!
Will Shortzs Puzzlemaster Workout Extreme

Will Shortzs Puzzlemaster Workout Extreme

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This book's 151 puzzles are divided by approximate difficulty: training puzzles (about half of the book), national puzzles (25 percent), and world-class puzzles (25 percent). A helpful tutorial shows readers how to get started on a puzzle, and puzzles with sticking points comes with hints. The puzzle solutions are provided in an interweaving order, so when readers look at a solution they are unlikely to accidentally see the answer to the previous or subsequent puzzle. Finally, each puzzle has three target times: "Par" for an average solver, "Expert" for World Puzzle Championship participants, and the "Record" time, the best time logged among all of our testers. These times are, of course, just for fun, but if you find yourself getting times around the "Expert" time, we highly recommend trying your country's National Championships.
William Shakespeare Rewritten by You

William Shakespeare Rewritten by You

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REWRITE THE BARD'S WORDS FOR IRREVERENT FUN AND LITERARY LAUGHS

Do you want to have some fun with Shakespeare?
Rip the quill from the Bard's immortal hands and pen hilarious versions of the most-beloved scenes from:

Hamlet
To STRIP, or not to STRIP, that is the question.

Romeo and Juliet
What FART through yonder window breaks?

Macbeth
Is this a JOINT which I see before me?

Much Ado About Nothing
If thou dost BOFF, my VIBRATOR shall incite thee

A Midsummer Night's Dream
So, good night unto you all.
FEED me your BRAINS, if we be friends,
And YOUR MOMMA shall restore amends.

AND MORE!

Wills Best Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of The New York Times Puzzlemaster

Wills Best Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of The New York Times Puzzlemaster

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In 1993 Will Shortz became the puzzle editor for The New York Times and crosswords have never been the same! This edition celebrates Shortz's tenure at the Times with 20 puzzles from each of this 20 years editing the Times crossword. This massive crossword bible is a must-have edition for anyone who's a modern crossword fan.

Features:
- All New Introduction from Will Shortz
- 400 easy to hard crosswords
- Portable paperback package

Wine Guide 2013

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Food & Wine magazine selected wines from the top five hundred wineries in the world for their indispensable Wine Guide 2013. The fifteenth edition of this perennial best seller, researched and written by the editors of Food & Wine and international wine expert Mary G. Burnham, is organized in a user-friendly format, divided into new and old world, with recommended choices from each of the star producers.
In addition to hundred of wineries and tasting notes, FOOD & WINE: WINE GUIDE 2013 has tips on picking the perfect bottle at restaurants, shops, and online.
Wine Wars! A Trivia Game

Wine Wars! A Trivia Game

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This fun and fascinating trivia game tests your knowledge of the fruit of the vine. Let the battle begin as players answer questions in categories such as Vine to Vino (growing grapes, making wine, and world production), Wine Cellar (selecting, storing, and tasting wine), and Cork Culture (wine people, business, arts and science, and trivia). Perfect for those new to the world of wine, but challenging enough for the devoted oenophile, Wine Wars will have you swirling, sniffing, and sipping your way to vinicultural victory.
Winning in the Chess Opening: 700 Ways to Ambush Your Opponent

Winning in the Chess Opening: 700 Ways to Ambush Your Opponent

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Every chess player loves to win early in the opening. However you should never lose sight of the most important objective of your opening play: the proper development of your pawns and pieces. That is why this book is more than just an enjoyable collection of traps and tricks. Prolific Russian chess author Nikolai Kalinichenko has collected 700 brilliant miniatures, topical games from a wide variety of players, from World Champions to amateurs. They are selected for their instructional value, and not merely to highlight blunders or accidents. In his notes Kalinichenko always explains the ideas and plans behind the opening and how play could have been improved. The games are arranged by opening, so the book can be used as a manual. Playing through these exciting games is not just highly enjoyable but will also teach you how to recognize opportunities to ambush your opponent in the first 20 moves. And, reversely, how to avoid such pitfalls in the opening. With the ideas presented in this well-organized book, the adventurous player will certainly win more games, and more rapidly!
Winning Texas Hold 'Em

Winning Texas Hold 'Em

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All you need to play is a chip and a chair--and this straight from the start guide to the hottest, most popular form of poker around.
Ben Affleck plays it, Allision Janney plays it, even Jason Alexander plays it. It's the game as big as all Texas, and the so-called "Cadillac of poker." With shows like "Celebrity Poker Showdown" winning an avid audience, it seems everyone wants to get dealt in. Don't let the fun pass you by, because every rule and trick is explained in this first-ever truly complete guide to success in today's Texas hold'em games. Written by a professional player, it reveals everything you need to know to beat cash games for thousands of dollars. Begin with the most general concepts and move on to pot and implied odds; betting; bluffing and semi-bluffing; deception; flop, turn and river play; and other techniques of the table--including some advanced ones. And, because it's less about the cards you've got in your hand than your ability to psych-out your competitors--there's also plenty of advice on honing that skill, too.

Winning the World Open

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In 1973 legendary organizer Bill Goichberg created the model for what would become an iconic American chess tournament. The deal at the World Open was plain and simple: high entry fees, big prizes, and no frills. From that moment onwards grandmasters and amateurs have been flocking to the World Open in an annual pilgrimage. Every year around the 4th of July, Philadelphia - the home of the World Open barring a few excursions to other cities - has been the scene of countless epic battles on the chess board. Joel Benjamin and Harold Scott have delved into the tournament's history, examined hundreds of games and conducted interviews with what they call the Heroes of the World Open, players that won the tournament on multiple occasions. The question that intrigued them was: why have some players been so consistent in their performances and always battled for the top prizes? Why did they excel among so many other strong grandmasters? They found that many different paths were taken on the road to victory, but that the Heroes definitely had one common factor: their fighting spirit! Benjamin and Scott present the history of the World Open in an entertaining tale of successes and scandals. The fighting spirit is shown in a fantastic collection of the very best and most crucial games that were played over the years. They also include a selection of spectacular tactics. Winning the World Open is as entertaining as it is instructive. Not only the many thousands of players that participated in this great tradition will find it an irresistible read.