Mini Crossword Is a Crybaby

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brooke husic

Brooke is a queer crossword constructor and scientist based in Brooklyn. You can find her favorite other crossword work on her free blog, at the New Yorker, and at the USA Today. When she's not making crosswords, she enjoys long distance running, yoga, and assembling Spotify playlists. Connect with her on twitter at @xandraladee!

brooke has written 49 articles for us.


  1. okayyy i am founding the No Times Club, party of one, membership me, because i do not have a go-getter nature and i’m realizing that trying to Do It Fast, even when successful, is detracting from my enjoyment of the crosswording experience.

    so! that aside, today’s puzzle was interesting because i hit a wall pretty quickly trying to do the across ones in order, but i switched to working backwards from the last down clue and it was smooth sailing.

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