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Release Date: June 16, 2006Running Time: 90 mins.
MPAA Rating: PGBox Office: $3,117,666.00
Genre: Documentary

Will Shortz
Merl Reagle
Jon Stewart
Ken Burns

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A journey into the world of Will Shortz, the crossword puzzle editor at The New York Times. Known to millions as National Public Radio's "Puzzle Master," Shortz has spent his entire lifetime studying, creating, and editing puzzles, and has built a huge following along the way. Meet Shortz's diehard fans--including President Bill Clinton, Senator Bob Dole, "The Daily Show's" Jon Stewart, filmmaker Ken Burns, the Indigo Girls, and Yankee's ace pitcher Mike Mussina--and discover why over 50 million Americans do crosswords every week. Also introduced are several world-class crossword solvers who are followed to Stamford, CT, as they compete at the 28th annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament... Full Summary >>