What makes these 59 crosswords and 26 word puzzles tpuzzles top-flight? Theyre created by two of the best crossword makers todaythe duo who work for journals such as the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and Atlantic Monthly. And all of these puzzles have appeared in Attaché, US Airways in-flight magazine. Theyre challenging, but not brainbusters, and witty enough to tickle a puzzlers gray matter. Each crossword has its own special theme; one, titled "Eponyms," for example, focuses on names. Theres even a tricky little "Anagram Crossword," and a few different kinds of word games, just to keep your mind sharp. This terrific collection is great for a little mental vacationwhether you're on an airplane or not.
Cox and Rathvon are bona fide puzzle royalty who are regular acrostic contributors to the New York Times. They write regular crosswords for the Boston Globe and cryptics for a Canadian publication, as well.