Category: ~21×21

crosswords for these troubling times

“Bound to Succeed”

by Parker Higgins & Ross Trudeau [.puz][PDF][Solution] Difficulty: 3.75/5 N.B.: Today’s puzzle is 21×21, so the clues may populate above/below the grid, rather than to the right. For best results, feel free to print the PDF and solve on paper! We were inspired to run today’s puzzle by a recent New York Times Magazine profile…
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“Interrupted Meals”

by Ross Trudeau [.puz][PDF][Solution] Difficulty: 3/5 N.B. Today’s puzzle is 21×21, so the clues will populate above and below the grid, rather than on the side. A couple of quick announcements before we get to today’s puzzle notes. First, we’re doing a special Sunday Cursewords stream this afternoon at 4p eastern today with special guest…
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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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“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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“Medicine Droppers”

[.puz][PDF][Solution] 👩🏻‍⚕️👨🏼‍⚕️ Difficulty: 3.75/5 N.B.: this 21×21 puzzle’s clues may populate *above and below* the grid, rather than to the side as with my 15×15’s. Welcome back, friends! I’m posting this week’s puzzle on Saturday afternoon rather than Sunday morning because Sunday is going to be a busy day: Parker and I are going to…
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