Jan 23, 2024
Get out your pencils (or pens, if you’re brave) because today we’re talking to word nerd and New York Times approved puzzle constructor, Jess Shulman, about her hobby and passion; CROSSWORDS! We learn the ups and downs of building a really good crossword puzzle, the beauty of a clever crossword theme, the difference between a regular crossword and a cryptic one, and why ‘Oreo’ is the crossword builder's favourite cookie. Plus, the best publishers in the biz, some clue-writing rules that may help your solving skills, the excitement and challenge of crossword tournaments, and the most famous crossword celebrities.
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