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Nov 24, 2021

To Bork, or not to Bork? That is not the question. The question is, what will Rebecca and Brooke SAY about the last week (11/15/21 - 11/21/21) in New York Times crossword puzzles? A sampling:

  • The Great Alfred Nobel Obituary Mixup
  • How to make grid art
  • CHEETO: implications for Mento?

Happy [Un]Thanksgiving! Namaste.


Nov 10, 2021

You and your lawn decorations better get into Crosstume: Rebecca and Brooke are Rebacka, reviewing New York Times crossword puzzles from 10/25/21 thru 10/31/21. Included: the Great David S. Pumpkins SNUB of 2021, the NYT's Amazon Alexa obsession, urchin injuries, and guff. More worms, mama!

Read about zombies' Haitian...


Oct 27, 2021

What do you get when a meta 4 meets the right pants leg?  While you're coming up with the answer, please enjoy this list we compiled based on New York Times crossword puzzles from 10/18/21 thru 10/24/21.

Are They Out There?:

  • Aliens
  • Santa (Lapland??)
  • The "d" in "handsome"

We also talk about other conspiracies, such as...


Oct 23, 2021

From Beelzebub and the shillelaghs we're esporting to lead pipes, "so-what" clues, and that blasted Off!: it's a whirlwind tour of New York Times crossword puzzles from 10/11/21 thru 10/17/21. 

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Oct 8, 2021

Rebecca and Brooke reunite IRL to bulk up our crossword podcasting r*sum*s by discussing New York Times puzzles from 9/27/21 - 10/3/21. We ask Important Questions Of Our Time (WHO IS EATING THE COOKIES???), explore kangaroos (mutual sniffing), the history of diagonal symmetry in the NYT (abridged), and how to use the...