Collector Profile: Will Shortz

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Photography by John Hall | from The Magazine ANTIQUES, JUly/August 2012 | So much came to an end in 1929. The stock mar­ket crashed; the jazz age faded; Leon Trotsky was deported from the Soviet Union. Far less momentous, except to hard-core puzzle aficionados, was the one-line obituary that appeared in late December, in a New York Times book review: …

The Real Story of Sleepy Hollow

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from The Magazine ANTIQUES, January/February 2012 | Washington Irving could spin a tale so well that even Charles Dickens was in his thrall. “I don’t go upstairs to bed two nights out of the seven,” the English novelist said, “without taking Washington Irving under my arm.”* Irving’s success was long in coming, but it enabled him to move to a …