Mini Crossword Also Keeps a Naughty List, FWIW

Hi! I’m so excited to be here making some crosswords for Autostraddle. I jump at every opportunity to include anything gay in a puzzle, so this feels like a perfect match. I hope you have fun with this mini!

Excerpt Conclusion: But I keep waffling 🫤

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Kelly Nguyen Dickson

Kelly is a queer crossword constructor and engineer based in Seattle. Outside of crosswords, she enjoys playing soccer, exploring the beautiful nature of the PNW, and listening to live music. You can check out her other puzzles on her Twitter.

Kelly has written 4 articles for us.


  1. This is the first crossword in a long time where I haven’t had to use help (I know, I know). I’m so proud of myself right now!

    Also, waffles are superior. I won’t take any criticism.

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