Search the Archive

Profile (Will Weng) #482745

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 18, 1975
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) Will Weng writes baffling crossword puzzles

(NYC) Weng is puzzle editor of "New York Times." Speaks to high school class. [WENG - says puzzles get harder throughout week. Had puzzles about Watergate, but laid off that.] Weng loves puzzles. He chooses puzzles to be run. [WENG - always fascinated by puzzles. Puzzles must have ideas in them.] No words used with less than 3 letters; must have symmetrical pattern and 78 words. [WENG - says solver can do what he wants to with puzzle. Speed not necessary. Reads letter citing 2 mistakes and recites his reply to solver.] Weng is bachelor, works 5 days and point of Saturday, then visits sister in Morristown, New Jersey. Does puzzles on train. [WENG - says nice to do puzzles he hasn't been in on from start. Thinks solvers like to see if they can solve it and get fun out of it. They're smarter than I am.]
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

Hart, John;
Hunt, Richard

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.