If you thought Sudoku created a buzz after resurfacing in 2003, you havenâ€™t heard anything yet. Crosswords have been around for as long as anyone can remember, and have never failed to enthrall those who combine a sharp sense of creativity with a strong love for word games.
Featuring Will Shortz, Editor of The New York Timesâ€™ Crossword, Wordplay focuses on the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. Showcasing five different contestants who enter to win the title of â€œCrossword Champ,â€ this delightful documentary serves as a geeky but very intriguing look into how The New York Timesâ€™ Crossword has affected their everyday lives.
With the majority of the documentary engaging the audience with the â€œHow-Toâ€™sâ€ and the â€œHow-Not-Toâ€™sâ€ of being competitive in such an environment, you are guaranteed to look at crossword puzzlers through entirely different eyes.