Will Shortz
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"Will Shortz" is an American puzzle creator and editor, and currently the The New York Times crossword puzzle/crossword puzzle editor for The New York Times.

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It's quiet because they're solving, but it's electric in the room. There's a feeling of tension, a good feeling of tension. When the first person says 'Done,' there's a good feeling in the room.

Fans have never recognized me before because I'm in newspaper and on radio, two things where I'm completely anonymous.

Every time I see the film, my palms get itchy and I start to sweat. Of course I know the outcome and I've seen it five times, but it gets so exciting.

The Ultimate Coffeehouse Crossword Challenge is an exciting opportunity for me to share my lifelong passion of puzzles in a new, interactive way. Whether you're a seasoned crossword enthusiast or new to the game, this contest offers something for every level of puzzler.

I don't think these books will stay on the best-seller list forever, but I think this puzzle is here to stay like the crossword.

Well, you could have picked Salem, your capital, but Scio works.

I can't wait for the award ceremony where Ken is going to give himself an award. We'll see if this is the start of 75 consecutive victories.

It's not that they were bad. It's because it was a really tough puzzle.