Timothy E. Parker

Guinness World Records Puzzle Master

Puzzle Master Timothy E. Parker is a prolific crossword and games creator and editor. In May 2000, he was named “World’s Most Syndicated Puzzle Compiler” according to Guinness World Records. His original Internet creation, “The Universal Crossword,” was the world’s first interactive crossword to be syndicated around the world and continues to be the most popular daily crossword game for
newspapers and Websites.

In 1999, Parker co-founded The Puzzle Society, one of North America’s largest paid subscriber puzzle clubs.

In 2016, he launched “Timothy Parker Crosswords,” a line of elite daily and Sunday crosswords all constructed and edited by Parker.
 Timothy Parker’s complete line of puzzles, trivia games, custom games, etc., is syndicated worldwide by uClick. Parker constructs and edits crosswords, word searches, anagrams, cryptograms, mazes, column phrases, slide-n-solves, a mass array of trivia games, the Japanese games Sudoku and Kakuro, hangman, and original custom games for high-profile clients.

His work has been published in over 80 countries including Canada, China, Great Britain, New Zealand, France, Turkey, Russia, India, Saudi Arabia, South America, the Philippines and others.
His puzzle audience for crosswords and word games is one of the largest in the world. He has authored over 30 books and primers including

The Official Book of Kakuro, Brains Games for Dummies, Senior Crosswords for Dummies, Universal Crosswords, Universal Crosswords II, Merv Griffin’s Crosswords, Volumes I, II, and III, and Mastering Kakuro.


Timothy Parker has produced crosswords and assorted word games for hundreds of newspapers and Websites. Included among his clients past and present are the Boston Globe, USA Today, Baltimore Sun, New York Daily News, New York Post, AOL, Reader’s Digest, Yahoo, CNN, MSNBC, CBS News, NBC, Miami Herald, Kansas City Star, France’s LeMonde, Disney, Warner Bros., Toronto Star, Atlanta Journal and many others.

Some Of Our Many Clients