Category: Jessie Bullock

crosswords for these troubling times

“Have a Nice Trip!”

by Jessie Bullock & Ross Trudeau [.puz][PDF][Solution] Words won’t precisely do it justice, so I’m attaching a photo below of the setting from which we’re uploading today’s puzzle. It’s a timely offering–you’ll see what I mean–and it’s that timeliness that convinced us to briefly plug back in to share it with you here. Jessie is…
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“Spin or Solve”

by Jessie Bullock & Ross Trudeau [.puz][PDF][Solution] πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ•Ί The clue for 33-Across in today’s puzzle is [DJ’s spinner, represented by the circled letters in today’s puzz], which is a cry for help from Jessie and me. “HELP,” it says. “THROW US A PARTY! PUT US ON A DANCE FLOOR! For the love of god, FILL…
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“Falling Temperatures”

by Jessie Bullock & Ross Trudeau [.puz][PDF][Solution] πŸ₯ΆπŸ₯ΆπŸ₯ΆπŸ₯Ά This week’s puzzle is something of a cruciverbalist’s amuse-bouche. An hors d’oeuvre to prepare your intellectual palate for the main course, which will be served tonight at 6:00pm EST via the New York Times. I’m *extremely* proud to share that tomorrow’s Times puzzle is Jessie’s print puzzle…
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Royal Taster

by Jessie Bullock & Ross Trudeau [.puz][PDF][Solution] πŸ€΄πŸΌπŸ‘ΈπŸΌπŸ˜‹ There are any number of good reasons to stay active. Heart health. Endorphins. Staying fit for the sport that brings you mental cookies. Jessie and I? We exercise to accommodate all the rich food and drink that has come to be our regular reward for being good…
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“Action Pose”

by Jessie Bullock and Ross Trudeau [.puz][PDF][Solution] Last summer, I went on a conspicuously good first date with a ballerina-turned-political scientist just returned from studying crime and political corruption in Rio. Swoon! I tried to temper my excitement, but the following morning I got an email from Will Shortz saying that a 2-year old puzzle…
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