15 Apr 2024

The passion behind puzzling, Anna Shechtman's story

From Afternoons, 3:10 pm on 15 April 2024

Anna Shechtman is a 14 letter word for someone who loves creating or solving crossword puzzles. As a passionate cruciverbalist, she published her first puzzle in the New York Times at just 19. She deciphers the clues about politics and gender revealed in one of the most popular word games in the world in her new book, "The Riddles of the Sphinx: Inheriting the Feminist History of the Crossword Puzzle."