Crossword Puzzle: Issue 78 – April 2020 – The Old Country

This Month: “The Old Country” Across 1 Vietnamese noodle soup 4 Look over quickly 8 What a password provides 14 Chaney of silent film 15 Soft rock 16 Beer with a crown logo 17 Country formerly known as Abyssinia 19 Fail to be 20 Decorate 21 Noted performance-rights org. 23 How things are before the … [ Read more]

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Crossword Puzzle: Issue 77 – March 2020 – “Battle Lines”

This Month: “Battle Lines” Across 1 Brussels-based alliance 5 Spider-Man’s creations 9 Paintball bruises 14 Urgent initialism 15 Object of reverence 16 Classic brand for gamers 17 Dish of grains cooked in broth 19 Like a sure-to-lose situation 20 Afternoon snooze 21 Brewery occasions with samples 23 Sound of laughter 25 Computer of sci-fi fame … [ Read more]

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Crossword Puzzle: Issue 76 – February 2020 – “Both Sides Now”

This Month: “Both Sides Now” Across 1 Word after acid or litmus 5 Tater 9 Recurring theme 14 Ingredient in Kleenex Soothing Lotion tissues 15 Place that isn’t there 16 “Becoming” author Michelle 17 Winnipeg, Regina, or Edmonton, for example 20 Storage unit at a refinery 21 Cheer for good capework 22 Former prisoner 23 … [ Read more]

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Crossword Puzzle: Issue 74 – December 2019 – “Raise Your Hand”

This Month: “Raise Your Hand” Across 1 Hiding place 6 Pub trivia hosts 9 Nation on the island of Hispaniola 14 Ginsberg of the Beats 15 Symbol of resistance 16 Aged longer 17 Surname of Indiana craft brewers Mike, Nick, and Simon 18 Lucy of “Elementary” 19 Super 20 Dawn goddess in Greek myth 21 … [ Read more]

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Crossword Puzzle: Issue 73 – November 2019 – “Bartender’s Guide”

This Month: “Bartender’s Guide” Across 1 Mud bath sites 5 Maiden name of Mary Lincoln and Christine Whitman 9 Sudden strike 13 Half of the McDonald’s logo 14 Go back and forth 15 Butter alternative, for short 16 Tibetan cryptid 17 “The X” in St. Paul, for one 18 Outer limit 19 Kindred creature 22 … [ Read more]

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Crossword Puzzle: Issue 72 – October 2019 – “Double Feature”

This Month: “Double Feature” Across 1 Like some signers 5 Thom ___ (shoe brand) 9 “I’ll have the same” 14 Give a rude look 15 “Funny seeing you here” 16 Brownish-red shade 17 *Path of destruction 20 Out of fashion, say 21 ___ show (troop entertainment) 22 Houston athlete 25 Big features of biblical theme … [ Read more]

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Crossword Puzzle: Issue 71 – September 2019 – “Vegetable Medley”

This Month: “Vegetable Medley” Across 1 Memory without understanding 5 Author Jennifer whose surname sounds like a Twin Cities suburb 9 1960s labor leader 14 Start of a magic spell 15 River with a monster 16 To come 17 Vegetable growers, collectively? 19 Three-time Oscar nominee Nick 20 Having an assertive personality 21 Highlands highlights … [ Read more]

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Crossword Puzzle: Issue 70 – August 2019 – “Extreme Heat”

This Month: “Extreme Heat” Across Across 1 ___ out (barely made) 5 Main Street trees 9 City that neighbors Tel Aviv 14 The Kinks rhymed her with “Coca-Cola” 15 Partner of “trouble,” for Shakespeare 16 Self-evident principle 17 *Many a John Williams composition 19 “Goodfellas” co-star Joe 20 Love letter format, maybe 21 Prohibition ___ … [ Read more]

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Crossword Puzzle: Issue 67 – May 2019 – “Give Me A Sign”

This Month: “Give Me A Sign” Across 1 “Goodness gracious!” 5 With 57-Across, Summit specialties 9 Grocery store supply 13 Elsa’s “Frozen” sister 14 Osprey’s grabber 15 Run ___ 16 LASTAYNE 18 Name of the Mets’ home field 19 “Death on the Nile” sleuth Hercule ___ 20 The Twins’ Rocco Baldelli, e.g.: Abbr. 21 Starting … [ Read more]

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Crossword Puzzle: Issue 66 – April 2019 – “Rebellion”

This Month: “Rebellion” Across 1 “Now!” at a hospital 5 “Elvis ___ left the building” 8 Picks up the tab 14  Sound 15  English bitter, e.g. 16  Stubby-tailed marsupial 17  Participates in a marathon 18  Occasion for brewing an African beer? 20 Quick on one’s feet 22  Small shop 23  President pro ___ 24  Hefeweizen … [ Read more]

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Crossword Puzzle: Issue 65 – March 2019 – “Graph Theory”

This Month: “Graph Theory” Across 1 City that sounds like a supermarket section 6 Faith for Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar 11 Little bit 14  Expect 15  Language of origin of “kiwi” 16  180 degree turn, say 17  Enjoys the hammock, perhaps 18  Like potato chips or popcorn 20  Shade of blue 21  Barely made, with … [ Read more]

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Crossword Puzzle: Issue 64 – February 2019 – “That’s Debatable”

This Month: “That’s Debatable” Across 1 Making out for all to see, briefly 4 Bring to a near boil 9 Complicated situation, in slang 14  Slip up 15  St. Anthony of ___ 16  Nocturnal baby 17  Choice between treating an injury by wrapping it or applying ointment? 19  F on a test 20  Dropping from … [ Read more]

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Crossword Puzzle: Issue 63 – January 2019 – “Network Upgrades”

This Month: “Network Upgrades”   Across 1 Resting on 5 Put away 9 Thing of value 14 Mischievous son of Odin 15 Opera set in Egypt 16 Structure often topped with a cross 17 Process in international trade [2G] 20 Watch feature 21 Relative of “your highness” 22 Sermon subject 23 Computer cores, briefly 26 … [ Read more]

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Crossword Puzzle: Issue 62 – December 2018 – “Coming to a Head”

This Month: “Coming to a Head” Across 1 Dateless, say 5 One of the ABC islands 10 Lady ___ 14 Whole bunch 15 Carpenter’s tool 16 Vikings great Page who received the  Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2018 17 Garden of Genesis 18 Get around 19 Put one’s finger on, perhaps 20 Sci-fi creatures 22 … [ Read more]

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Crossword Puzzle: Issue 61 – November 2018 – “Engineering Advances”

This Month: “Engineering Advances”   Across 1 Does one better 5 Firebug 9 Impediments to a striking success 14  Like a 1-A draftee 15  Chestnut relative 16  Breathless state 17  Tendency to use bad words 19  Carried on 20  High-end plug-in 21  Like angora wool 23  Shelter accessed during one’s golden years? 24  Canadian gas … [ Read more]

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