M.Leddy + crossword   63

From the Saturday Stumper
“‘Mother of the Blues’ who sang with Satchmo.”
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3 days ago by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
Today’s Newsday Saturday Stumper , by Frank Longo, is a difficulty-fest, especially in the midwest and southwest.
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10 days ago by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
“‘Canvas’ for digital art.”
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18 days ago by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
60-Down, four letters: “Sunset intersector.”
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24 days ago by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
Defeated by a Natick, or at least what I regard as a Natick.
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4 weeks ago by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
A clue that I especially liked, 34-Across, eleven letters: “Stand with tangy products.” And a clue that taught me something: 55-Across, six letters: “First Best Actor/Supporting Actor Oscar winner.”
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5 weeks ago by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
2-Down, six letters: “Genericized totwear trademark.”
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6 weeks ago by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
30-Across, six letters: “Travel channel.” 33-Across, thirteen letters: “Centers for drawing classes.”
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7 weeks ago by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
A neat clue from today’s Newsday Saturday Stumper: 17-Across, ten letters: “Battery side?”
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8 weeks ago by M.Leddy
Great crosswords, free
At bewilderingly, Will Nediger posts a free crossword puzzle of his making every Monday.
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8 weeks ago by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
A distant memory in today’s Newsday Saturday Stumper : 14-Across, nine letters: “Early Internet radio format.”
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9 weeks ago by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
A cleverer than clever clue from the Newsday Saturday Stumper , by Frank Longo, 53-Down, four letters: “Compliment that some complain about.”
crossword  Greek 
10 weeks ago by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
3-Down, seven letters, “Training vehicle.” 61-Across, ten letters, “Designer with feathers.”
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11 weeks ago by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
A nice clue from the Newsday Saturday Stumper : 18-Across, nine letters, “Taken a great deal.”
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12 weeks ago by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
57-Down, three letters: “Religion and art, per Cather.”
crossword  WillaCather 
march 2018 by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
1-Down, seven letters: “Cords and such.” And one more: 56-Across, four letters: “Cream alternative.”
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march 2018 by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
29-Across, four letters: “Sound of thinking.”
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march 2018 by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
58-Across, seven letters: “They’re handled with salsa.”
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march 2018 by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
14-Down, nine letters, “Company function.”
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february 2018 by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
“It won’t click beyond a circle” and “Tall twin, say.”
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february 2018 by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
A clever clue, from today’s Newsday Saturday Stumper, 14-Down, six letters: “Addressed a growing concern.”
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january 2018 by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
A clever clue, from today’s Newsday Saturday Stumper, 36-Down, eight letters: “Senior partner.”
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january 2018 by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
“One of a stack of checkers.”
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january 2018 by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
Not a tricky clue, but one I learned from.
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january 2018 by M.Leddy
Erle Dre
“Psst, Erle,” she whispered. “Got an Oreo?”
crossword  parody 
december 2017 by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
A nice clue: “What a pump might hold.”
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december 2017 by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
40-Across, eight letters: “Unwritten constitution.”
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december 2017 by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
26-Across, four letters: “Hail in Oz.”
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december 2017 by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
“With 29 Down, sight below some Lincoln Memorials.”
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november 2017 by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
“They fill take-out orders.”
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november 2017 by M.Leddy
WSJ Puzzle
Challenging and clever, not corny, not contrived. And free.
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september 2017 by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
“Poached, but not scrambled.”
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june 2017 by M.Leddy
FOHN
A crossword word. I know it because it makes a memorable appearance in John Ashbery and James Schuyler’s novel A Nest of Ninnies (1969).
JohnAshbery  crossword  JamesSchuyler  words 
september 2016 by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
4-Down, seven letters: “Maker of belt loops.”
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june 2016 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
New consequences for a plagiarizing editor.
crossword  plagiarism 
may 2016 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
A plagiarism scandal, now with (minimal) consequences.
crossword  plagiarism 
may 2016 by M.Leddy
Recently updated
The crossword plagiarism scandal continues.
crossword  plagiarism 
march 2016 by M.Leddy
WRONG?
By New York Times standards, clueing BORED with “disinterested” is WRONG.
crossword  NewYorkTimes  usage  words 
december 2015 by M.Leddy
A clever c(l)ue
“Cue for the tenor, perhaps.”
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september 2015 by M.Leddy
Google crossword
A Google Doodle by Merl Reagle marks the birth of the crossword puzzle.
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december 2013 by M.Leddy
No pioneer!
Cool jazz pioneer? Mel TORMÉ? No. The New York Times crossword in syndication.
crossword  jazz  music 
september 2013 by M.Leddy
Cool jazz pioneer?
“Mel Tormé was a terrific singer, and crossword-worthy. But he wasn’t a pioneer of cool jazz.”
crossword  jazz  music 
august 2013 by M.Leddy
“Silent film effect”
A baffling answer in today’s New York Times crossword, 32-Down, “Silent film effect”: IRISIN.
crossword  film  words 
february 2013 by M.Leddy
Proust in the NYT crossword
The clue for 25-Across: “French writer’s state of drunkenness.”
crossword  Proust 
july 2012 by M.Leddy
Rae Armantrout in NYT crossword
I’m happy to see Rae Armantrout in the Times crossword.
crossword  poetry 
april 2012 by M.Leddy
A little bathroom humor
A good clue in today’s New York Times crossword.
crossword  tile 
september 2011 by M.Leddy
ALJARDINE
New York Times crossword error.
BeachBoys  crossword  music 
april 2011 by M.Leddy
PEREC, not ADAIR
An error in the New York Times crossword.
crossword  fiction 
march 2011 by M.Leddy
Brava, Ms. Schechtman
A college sophomore constructs a New York Times crossword
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may 2010 by M.Leddy
BOILINGWATER
A New York Times crossword clue about tea preparation
crossword  tea 
february 2010 by M.Leddy
David Levinson Wilk crossword record
Twelve 15-letter answers in a daily puzzle.
crossword  words 
november 2009 by M.Leddy
"Author in a stupor?"
A six-letter clue in the New York Times crossword
crossword  Proust 
september 2009 by M.Leddy
Pencil crossword
Pencil-themed crossword puzzle
crossword  pencils  words 
march 2009 by M.Leddy

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