The New York Times Crosswords to Keep Your Brain Young: The 6-Step Age-Defying Program (Paperback)

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Many puzzle fans enjoy crosswords not just for the fun but for the benefits--puzzles help keep the mind limber and vocabulary expanding. The 150 crosswords in this book are divided into chapters, with each chapter focusing on a specific brain-boosting theme: vocabulary building, memorization, problem solving, etc.

Will Shortz has paired up with a top neuroscientist, Dr. Majid Fotuhi, who provides introductions to each chapter and additional insight into brain health as well as facts and tips to keep your mind sharp!

About the Author


The New York Times is a daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed internationally. Founded in 1851, the newspaper has won 112 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other news organization. Its website receives 30 million unique visitors per month.

DR. MAJID FOTUHI, M.D., Ph.D, is the head of the Center for Memory and Brain Health at Johns Hopkins Medical Center and director of Memory Disorders Unit at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. Dr. Fotuhi also has faculty appointments at Harvard Medical School, Johns Hopkins University and MIT and is the author of "The Memory Cure."

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 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.

Praise For…


“[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

Product Details
ISBN: 9780312376581
ISBN-10: 0312376588
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: January 8th, 2008
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: New York Times Crossword Puzzle