Talk of Iowa
Wed September 11, 2013
Problem Solving: Will Shortz and Invent Iowa
Name a famous person who appears regularly on NPR. His first name can be a noun or a verb, and his last name sounds like an article of clothing. Puzzlemaster Will Shortz joins Host Charity Nebbe to talk about how the New York Times crossword puzzle is put together and a little about his love of table tennis. And hear about real-world problem solving with Invent Iowa, and one particular invention made by middle school girls in Council Bluffs.