Sunday Puzzle Each week, New York Times crossword puzzle editor and NPR's Puzzlemaster Will Shortz presents an on-air quiz to one contestant and gives a challenge for listeners at home.

What's The Sunday Puzzle?

Each week, New York Times crossword puzzle editor and NPR's Puzzlemaster Will Shortz presents an on-air quiz to one contestant and gives a challenge for listeners at home.

Official Rules


Play The Sunday Puzzle!

Listeners who submit correct answers win a chance to play the on-air puzzle. Important: Please include a phone number where we can reach you Thursday at 3 p.m. ET.

Submit Your Answer

What Can You Win?

The winner will play the puzzle on the air with host Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Will Shortz, the puzzle editor of The New York Times and Weekend Edition's puzzle master. By playing the puzzle on the air, the winner will also receive: a Weekend Edition lapel pin; Scrabble Deluxe Edition from Parker Brothers; The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2018, from Infobase Publishing; and The New York Times Sunday Crossword Puzzles, Volume 43, from St. Martin's Press. (Total estimated retail value $75)

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Sunday Puzzle: The Reverse Is Also True

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Sunday Puzzle: Turn That Fame Into Capital

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Sunday Puzzle: Throw Your Hat In The Ring

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Sunday Puzzle: Move Around To Find New Meaning

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Sunday Puzzle: It Doesn't Take A Know-It-All To Play This Game

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Sunday Puzzle: Double Down

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Sunday Puzzle: Capital Letters

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Sunday Puzzle: Put These Stars On The Map

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Sunday Puzzle: What's In A Name?

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Sunday Puzzle: Three Words. Two Homophones. One Conjunction.

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Sunday Puzzle: Pour Yourself A Drink If You Can Name Them

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Sunday Puzzle: Holy Moly, It's Another Familiar Phrase

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Sunday Puzzle: Identify The Anagrams For These Familiar Phrases

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Sunday Puzzle: A Task Of 8 Cities

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Sunday Puzzle: The Familiarity Of Stressed Syllables

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Sunday Puzzle: Same Sound, Different Meaning

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Sunday Puzzle: Wehn Wrods Get Rearearngd

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Sunday Puzzle: Follow My Lead

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