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r8/c15 - Blogiversary!!!!

We are delighted to be celebrating our one year blogiversary together, and to mark the occasion, each of us has created a puzzle.  We did want to point out that we have a Tip Jar on the main page. You are not obligated to, but if you have enjoyed our puzzles and would like to leave a tip, we would appreciate it. If you do not want to give money, we also accept effusive outpourings of adoration and praise in the comments section. Thank you for solving, and cheers to many more years of blog! -rachel & clr r8 puz r8 pdf c15 puz     c15 pdf  

c14 - peppers with questions

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it's friday the thirteenth. this black cat just crossed my path...                   ... and now something's wrong with this puzzle. hope you have better luck than I do. -clr puz pdf       

c13 - a matter of degrees (themeless)

enjoy! -clr  puz   pdf      

jg5 - Just the Grid #5 - Final Grid

The ACPT ~exclusive~ grid is now available for everyone to solve! Thank you to everyone who contributed clues. As usual, the resulting puzzle is an eclectic mix of voices and styles — clue credits can be found below the puzzle We hope you enjoy solving! pdf puz Across : 1A Matt Forest 4A Mike B 13A Rachel Fabi 15A Aaron Riccio 16A brucery 18A Will Eisenberg 19A brucery 21A Sally Hoelscher 22A Mike B 24A Shannon Rapp 28A Rachel Fabi 30A clr 31A Emma Lawson 34A Claire's Dad 35A Rob Ellman 36A Shannon Rapp 40A clr 41A Shannon Rapp 42A Matt Gritzmacher 44A Matt Gritzmacher 49A Claire's Dad 51A Daniel Mauer 52A Ken Stern 56A Claire's Dad 57A Shannon Rapp 58A Anna-Marie Ruoff 59A Matt Forest 60A Neville Fogarty Down : 1D Will Eisenberg 2D Anonymous 3D Matt Gritzmacher 4D Rebecca Goldstein 5D Aaron Riccio 6D Jessica Savieo 7D Rebecca Goldstein 8D clr 9D Jessica Savieo 10D Sara Heins 11D Matt Gritzmacher 12D Rebecca Goldstein 14D Shannon Rapp 17D Matt Gritzmacher 20D brucery 23D

jg5 - Just-the-Grid #5 - update

Thank you to everyone who submitted clues! We've finalized the puzzle, but it won't go up on just gridding until next week because we are bringing printed copies to ACPT this weekend (it's an ~exclusive~). Credits for clue-writers are below, and feedback will be sent to everyone who requested it in the coming weeks. Across : 1A Matt Forest 4A Mike B 13A Rachel Fabi 15A Aaron Riccio 16A brucery 18A Will Eisenberg 19A brucery 21A Sally Hoelscher 22A Mike B 24A Shannon Rapp 28A Rachel Fabi 30A clr 31A Emma Lawson 34A Claire's Dad 35A Rob Ellman 36A Shannon Rapp 40A clr 41A Shannon Rapp 42A Matt Gritzmacher 44A Matt Gritzmacher 49A Claire's Dad 51A Daniel Mauer 52A Ken Stern 56A Claire's Dad 57A Shannon Rapp 58A Anna-Marie Ruoff 59A Matt Forest 60A Neville Fogarty Down : 1D Will Eisenberg 2D Anonymous 3D Matt Gritzmacher 4D Rebecca Goldstein 5D Aaron Riccio 6D Jessica Savieo 7D Rebecca Goldstein 8D clr 9D Jessica Savieo 10D Sara Heins 11D Matt Gritzmacher 12D Rebecc

jg5 - Just-the-Grid #5 - Crowdsource the Clues

Hi folks! We've got another just-the-grid ready for crowd-sourced clues, this time by Rachel (as should be clear from the entry at 31A). You can find the solution grid and survey to submit your clues below — feel free to submit multiple times. This is an opportunity for new and experienced constructors alike to experiment with voice-y or boundary-pushing clues, so don't hold back!  Grid Clue Submission Form We will stream our clue review on Saturday, March 26 at 3:30 pm eastern, so please have your clues in by March 25 at 3:30 pm so we can organize them. The Twitch stream can be found here . P.S. If you haven't yet checked out These Puzzles Fund Abortion Too , edited by Rachel, Clr, and Brooke Husic, what are you waiting for?! The puzzles are excellent, if we do say so ourselves (and we do), and the cause the puzzles support is even better. 

c12 - pull the plug

themed puzzle for you today. and speaking of themes, there are some pretty awesome ones in TPFA2 ; thank you to everyone who has donated so far. a reminder that you can spread the word and also get a chance to win a cool sticker by following Rachel's instruction here .   -clr puz pdf