The New York Times Will Shortz Presents KenKen: 300 Easy to Hard Puzzles That Make You Smarter

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Macmillan, May 26, 2009 - Games - 368 pages
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KenKen has quickly become the successor to sudoku that the world's been waiting for! KenKen became the first puzzles to be printed in the daily editions of the New York Times next to its famous crossword puzzle.  This New York Times edition of KenKen contains 300 4x4 and 6x6 size puzzles with "How to Solve" instructions and an introduction by puzzlemaster Will Shortz.  The puzzles use all four mathematical operations and increase in difficulty like they do in the Times.

  

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300 EASY TO HARD PUZZLES THAT MAKE YOU SMARTER Easy +
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300 EASY TO HARD PUZZLES THAT MAKE YOU SMARTER Medium +
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300 EASY TO HARD PUZZLES THAT MAKE YOU SMARTER Challenging +
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300 EASY TO HARD PUZZLES THAT MAKE YOU SMARTER Easy +
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300 EASY TO HARD PUZZLES THAT MAKE YOU SMARTER Medium +
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300 EASY TO HARD PUZZLES THAT MAKE YOU SMARTER Challenging +
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300 EASY TO HARD PUZZLES THAT MAKE YOU SMARTER ANSWERS
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About the author (2009)

TETSUYA MIYAMOTO, the creator of KenKen, is a math teacher who runs a unique mathematics class for grade school children in Japan where he practices “The Art of Teaching Without Teaching.” His teaching method and use of KenKen in his classroom has proven extremely successful. His students regularly go on to be accepted at the most prestigious schools in Tokyo.   WILL SHORTZ has been the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993. He is also the puzzlemaster on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday and is founder and director of the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. He has edited countless books of crossword puzzles, Sudoku, KenKen, and all manner of brain-busters.

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