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Wordplay

Whether you consider it a pastime, a weekend diversion or an addiction, the New York Times crossword puzzle is a mainstay for countless readers across the country. This documentary looks at Will Shortz, the man behind the brainteasers, as well as the people who play his game. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A
Violence: A
Sexual Content: B
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: A-
Theater Release: 22 Jun 2006
Video Release: 16 Nov 2006
MPAA Rating: PG
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Wordplay is rated PG: for some language and mild thematic elements.

Studio: 2006 IFC

Detailed Review

Whether you consider it a pastime, a quiet weekend diversion or an all out addiction, the New York Times crossword puzzle is a mainstay for countless readers across the country.… 
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Why Is Wordplay Rated PG?

Tensions rise as the 28th Annual New York Times Crosswords Tournament comes to a finale,… 
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Talk It Over

Even as a boy, Will Shortz enjoyed doing puzzles. How did this early interest inspire… 
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