Category: ~21×21

crosswords for these troubling times

“Bracket Busters”

[.puz][PDF][Solution] β›ΉπŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ’₯β›ΉπŸ» Love March Madness or hate it, it’s pretty unavoidable. I’m not personally super invested in any college sport, but I know that quite a few of the regular solvers on this site are. But fret not: you don’t *have* to know much of anything about sports ball to appreciate/solve this week’s puzzle. I…
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Ship Off: a Canal Battle

Well, it started innocently enough. This, from two days ago: Rejoice, dear solver! For while your Amazon sundries languish in shipping containers somewhere in the Red Sea, you’ve got a puzzle double feature. And a responsibility! For while Parker and I don’t need a “winner” to be crowned, we’re inveterate crossword wonks who sincerely want…
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“Follow the Money”

[.puz][PDF][Solution] πŸ“œβœ‰οΈ πŸ“°πŸ•΅πŸ½β€β™€οΈ This week’s grid is a Sunday-sized offering, which means that if you’re solving on a desktop browser, the clues aren’t going to present on the side of the puzzle like they normally do. (Note that the clue of the selected answer will always appear at the very top of the puzzle.) As…
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“Movie Lines for $200, Alex”

[.puz][PDF][Solution] πŸ“Ί πŸ‘¨πŸΌβ€πŸ¦³ I love love love this puzz. It shouldn’t have worked, but it did. Jeopardy fans rejoice! We’ll discuss, but first a couple of heads-ups: If you’ve been enjoying the online crossword tournaments that were on offer this summer, the Boswords team is running a weekly competitive solving event on Monday nights: the…
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“Split Screen”

[.puz][PDF][Solution] πŸ“ΊπŸ’₯🀯 “Did you ever get the feeling you was bein’ watched?” asks a certain Looney Tunes character to the orange monster holding him in its clutches. “PEOPLE!?” screams the monster, after it realizes we–the cartoon watchers–are *out there,* watching it. It shrieks and runs directly away from us, leaving its cartoon silhouette in a…
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