Crossword Nation Week 180: New Puzzle — “Army Surplus Store”

Crossword Nation Week 180: “Army Surplus Store”

Welcome to Crossword Nation Tuesday. It’s Week 180.

On Veterans Day, we honor the men and women who serve stateside and in all corners of the world.  Thank you, ladies and gentlemen, for your work. Please take a moment on social media to leave a message. #ThankaVet

Our new puzzle is “Army Surplus Store”

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You can read about our puzzles (spoiler warning: answers are disclosed) on Amy Reynaldo’s blog, Diary of a Crossword Fiend. Janie Smulyan reviews Crossword Nation puzzles on Tuesdays.

Subscribers receive early-bird delivery each Monday night.

Not a subscriber?  Check out some free sample puzzles and try us on for size.

Ciao-issimo!

 ~ Liz ~

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Ravishly . . . Writing Crosswords for Men and Women

RAVISHLY

This week in the world of crosswords:

A thoughtful and intelligent piece about crosswords, modern culture, women, men: Nikki Gloudeman’s article in Ravishly.  

After this piece went live, I heard from many solvers . . . mostly men. To a man, they admire the Delpy/Hawke film trilogy.  I learned about Before Sunrise when a stranger — a man — snapped the DVD off the shelf in the New York Public Library, put it in my hand and said, “You have to see this.”  Thank you, Mr. X.  I loved the film.

To the men who’ve supported me throughout the years  – thank you.  As an editor and constructor, it is my job to learn about new, unfamiliar (unfamiliar to me, at least) subjects. Contemporary film is cultural cornerstone. I am delighted to celebrate the work of strong and accomplished actors and actresses.

I make puzzles for men and women, like the two strong people in Richard Linklater’s Before Sunrise.

Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy as Jesse and Celine:

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Crossword Nation Week 179: “Voting Blocks”

Crossword Nation Week 179: Voting Blocks

Crossword Nation Week 179: Voting Blocks

Welcome to Crossword Nation Tuesday. It’s Week 179.

Today is Election Day. Let’s be model citizens. It is your civic duty to . . . solve crosswords. We ask that you vote for “Voting Blocks” at the polls.  Exercise your right to be heard — vote for crosswords.

{I’m Liz Gorski and I approved this message.}

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You can read about our puzzles (spoiler warning: answers are disclosed) on Amy Reynaldo’s blog, Diary of a Crossword Fiend. Janie Smulyan reviews Crossword Nation puzzles on Tuesdays.

Subscribers receive early-bird delivery each Monday night.

Not a subscriber?  Check out some free sample puzzles and try us on for size.

Ciao-issimo!

 ~ Liz ~

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