For some free sample puzzles, try these Easy NYTimes Crossword Puzzles.
This guide will help puzzlers of all skill levels improve and enjoy The New York Times crossword. Along with helpful discussions and hints, the puzzles in this book are annotated with solving tips and insight from veteran constructors and solvers. Paperback: 208 pages. ISBN: 9780312365547
From the Publisher:
For solvers who want more of the fun and less of the challenge of solving the legendary New York Times crossword comes this collection of light and fun puzzles. All the puzzles in this book originally appeared in Monday editions of the paper---the easiest of the week---and they're fun and enjoyable while still providing the same high standards that have always been the mark of The New York Times and its crossword editor, Will Shortz.
Spiral-bound: 64 pages. ISBN: 9780312378318
From the Publisher: Crossword puzzles are not only a fun hobby but also a versatile way to keep your mind sharp. Dr. Majid Fotuhi, one of the nation's leading neuroscientists, uses different aspects of crosswords in his six-step program to help you keep your brain fit and healthy. This volume includes 120 New York Times crossword puzzles arranged around brain-boosting chapters that focus on: Strengthening memory skills; Building vocabulary; Problem solving; Managing stress; Building a brain-healthy lifestyle.
Two hundred light and easy puzzles from the Monday and Tuesday editions of The New York Times. Edited by Will Shortz. Paperback: 240 pages. ISBN: 9780312382681
One of the most successful New York Times crossword titles is now available in large-print format! This book features easy crosswords from the Monday and Tuesday editions in easy-to-read large type with two pages per puzzle. Edited by Will Shortz. Paperback: 176 pages. ISBN: 9780312342456
This book features 120 large-print crosswords from the Monday through Friday editions of The New York Times. Edited by Will Shortz, it includes themed holiday puzzles at all levels of difficulty. Paperback: 288 pages. ISBN: 9780312330927
200 Solvable Puzzles from the pages of The New York Times with author bylines that allow fans to get to know the top crossword contributors. Edited by Will Shortz.
This collection has 130 crossword puzzles that were originally published on Mondays and Tuesdays. Great for novice puzzlers. Paperback: 288 pages. ISBN: 9780312998219