Charles Preston

Charles Preston is America's foremost acrostic expert. Born in New York, he attended Columbia University and has a master's in linguistics.

Preston heads a staff of language experts that triple-check each puzzle and word to ensure error-free copy.

He has been producing puzzles for newspapers for many years, is the author of a score of puzzle books and has compiled a number of best-selling anthologies of cartoons. Some of his best sellers are: "Puzzle Treasury," "Crossword Connoisseur" and "Puzzles in Large Type."

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