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)

NPR

Sunday Puzzle: From Left To Right And Hiding In Sight

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