Crossword Construction Course - Summer 2018


  • Crossword Construction Course - Summer 2018

    Thursdays from July 12 – August 9, 2018
    from 5 PM to 6 PM

    All classes will be held at:
    JASA Headquarters
    247 West 37th Street (between 7th and 8th Avenues), 9th Floor
    New York, NY 10018

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    Join instructors Andy Kravis and Natan Last For A 5-Week Crossword Construction Course

    Learn principles of crossword puzzle construction – basic history, finding a theme, making a usable grid and creating the fill.

    Will Shortz, New York Times Crossword Puzzles Editor, hailed this course as “One of a Kind.”

    Instructor Bios:

    Andy Kravis is a trivia writer and crossword constructor. He is one of the constructors for the mobile app Crosswords with Friends, and co-founded and co-directors the Indie 500 Crossword Tournament in Washington, D.C.

    Nathan Last published his first crossword in the New York Times when he was 16, then the youngest constructor to appear in the Sunday New York Times and has written a book of crosswords titled Word.

    For more information contact Sara Tornay at 212-273-5304 or

    Price for Members:
    Entire Course
    5 Weeks $100
    Individual Classes
    Thursday, July 12 $20
    Thursday, July 19 $20
    Thursday, July 26 $20
    Thursday, August 2 $20
    Thursday, August 9 $20