Author archive for Will Shortz

  • Nov112020

    TRICK DONKEYS

    Cut the card along the lines into three pieces. Then arrange the pieces so that a jockey sits astride each…

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  • Nov112020

    PUZZLES OF SAM LOYD by Will Shortz

    Ask anyone who knows the history of puzzles, “Who was the greatest puzzle inventor of all time?,” and the answer will probably be Sam Loyd. The American puzzle genius lived from 1841 to 1911. His output was so prodigious — in quantity, quality, variety, and sheer inventiveness — that he is widely known as “the Puzzle King.”

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