M.Leddy + crossword   30

WSJ Puzzle
Challenging and clever, not corny, not contrived. And free.
crossword 
4 weeks ago by M.Leddy
From the Saturday Stumper
“Poached, but not scrambled.”
crossword 
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.”
crossword 
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.”
crossword 
september 2015 by M.Leddy
Google crossword
A Google Doodle by Merl Reagle marks the birth of the crossword puzzle.
crossword 
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
crossword 
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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