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.
Sunday Puzzle

Sunday Puzzle

The Weekly Quiz From NPR Puzzlemaster Will Shortz

What's The Sunday Puzzle?

Each week, Will Shortz, NPR's puzzle master and The New York Times' crossword puzzle editor, 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, Weekend Edition's puzzle master and The New York Times' puzzle editor. By playing the puzzle on the air, the winner will receive a Weekend Edition lapel pin; Scrabble from Hasbro Inc.; and The New York Times Sunday Crossword Puzzles, Volume 43, from St. Martin's Press. (Total estimated retail value $30)

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Sunday Puzzle: Lost Arts

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Sunday Puzzle: Let's Go Toe-To-Toe

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Sunday Puzzle: Play The Long (Vowel) Game

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Sunday Puzzle: Fame Game

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Sunday Puzzle: City Sounds

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Sunday Puzzle: Name That Country

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Sunday Puzzle: Shuffle A Couple Letters For This Category Challenge

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Sunday Puzzle: Ch-ch-choose Your Words

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Sunday Puzzle: Solve This Case

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Sunday Puzzle: In This Game, A Chance To Claim Vic-tor-y

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Sunday Puzzle: Oscars Night

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Sunday Puzzle: Name That President

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Sunday Puzzle: Slogan Scramble

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