Of course, people don`t just do crossword puzzles as a political act. They do it because they love puzzles. And once you`ve become proficient as a Solver, building is a puzzle in its own right. If you`ve ever felt the mental Legos coming in your place, if you think with a particularly confusing clue, you can imagine the satisfaction that comes from the arrangement of tens or even hundreds of words in a dense grid. Then technology becomes art. Hello as a newcomer to comment, but not on the site, I apologize in advance if this is not the right place to post this question. For the past few years, I`ve made Big Dave a very entertaining companion in my crossword puzzle. Thanks to Google in recent weeks, I`ve known Dan Word as an alternative helper. I am fascinated by the mechanics of the site, it is the motivation to solve the means and puzzles that it solves. I cannot find a discussion about this between the resolute Brotherhood, for me, novice.
I would be interested to know more because every Google search does not produce information on the site. The clear human involvement of Big Dave`s blog will always make it my neighbor. On Sunday, June 9, the New York Times published its 25,415th daily crossword since the newspaper`s publication in 1942. Will Shortz, editor-in-chief of the Times Puzzle, mentioned that this crossword has been in progress for more than a decade – but as the puzzle-obsessed Internet immediately pointed out, it could have taken a lot longer. Among the clues was a Walton actor who had been dead for 40 years; 11 times inelegant acronyms or abbreviations appeared as answers, including the almost unforgivable double abbreviated MTST (the word „Helens“). Cringeworthy,“ one person wrote on Twitter. „This puzzle feels like sitting in a box… for decades ,“ wrote another. Everything went perfectly well in time – then shuddered at a stop by 21a and 22d. Finally resolved, that is, after time! Fully nice, excellent indications.
Thanks ProXimal and DT for the evaluation. Last year, Braunstein and another designer launched the incubator, a series of subscription puzzles, in which only puzzle creators who identify as women identify themselves. Two other series – Queer Qrosswords and Women of Letters – also make representation their goal. For Queer Qrosswords founder Nate Cardin, a 36-year-old designer in Los Angeles, the project was born out of a desire to see each other in the puzzles that are solved. „I`ve always felt like an intruder,“ he says. „Even in major publications, there would be clues like „husband`s spouse“: WIFE.“ Her and HERS towels. I always felt like I had to put a part of myself aside and pretend to be solving it in the most effective way possible. When I first presented this story to my editors, they accepted it on the condition that I make a jigsaw puzzle to go. At WIRED, we call this type of result „green light of a cliff“ – a particularly appropriate metaphor for the vulnerability of the project.