NPR Puzzlemaster and New York Times puzzle editor Will Shortz has been challenging and entertaining puzzle fans for years. Now he starts a new series of word games and brainteaser books: Mind Games! The first volume, Alphabet Riddles, contains 100 of his popular initial puzzles where every answer is a familiar two-word phrase having the same pair of initials.
For example, using the initials S & B:
- *What's kicked at the World Cup [SOCCER BALL]
- *Portable advertising sign [SANDWICH BOARD]
- *Shade of hair that's reddish yellow [STRAWBERRY BLOND]
- *God [SUPREME BEING]
For younger puzzlers learning the braille code: The Big Book of Braille Puzzles: 50 Searches, Anagrams, and Ladders to Help You Master Braille