Category: Jessie Bullock

crosswords for these troubling times

“Hit the Low Notes”

by Jessie Bullock & Ross Trudeau [.puz][PDF][Solution] Difficulty: 3.25/5 This past Valentine’s Day, Jessie and I decided to build a puzzle together on Twitch in lieu of a romantic dinner. And we’re all about romantic dinners. But as it happened, Valentine’s Day fell on a Monday, and it was just more convenient for us to…
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“Do As I Say!”

by Jessie Bullock & Ross Trudeau [.puz][PDF][Solution] 💇🏼‍♀️ 💇🏾‍♂️ Difficulty: 3.5/5 N.B. Today’s grid is 21×21, so the clues won’t appear to the right of the puzzle as with a 15×15 grid. They will appear both above and below the grid, though I find that solving the .puz with AcrossLite or downloading and printing the…
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E = MC^2

by Jessie Bullock & Ross Trudeau [.puz][PDF][Solution] 🎤🎤🎤🎤🎤 Difficulty: 3.5/5 For anyone out there not aware the Boswords Fall Themeless League, there’s a weekly ongoing crossword tournament that takes place on Monday evenings. Founders Andrew Kingsley and John Lieb emcee the event live on their Twitch stream, and most participants solve synchronously at around 9:15p…
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“I Can’t Hear You!”

by Jessie Bullock & Ross Trudeau [.puz][PDF][Solution] 🙉 🙉 🙉 Difficulty: 4/5 N.B. This is a 21×22 grid, so the clues are going to present above and below the grid, and not also on the side as they do when I post narrower 15×15 grids. As such, you may get better mileage downloading and printing…
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“Tough Way to Go”

by Jessie Bullock & Ross Trudeau [.puz][PDF][Solution] ☠️🚢 🚞 🚌 ☠️ Difficulty: 2/5 Conventional wisdom is that you don’t acknowledge a no-hitter in progress, lest the bored and minorly vindictive karmic bureaucrats in the sky take note and yank the rug out from under your pitcher. Avert your eyes, the thinking goes. Think about something…
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