Puzzle #63 – Themeless #17

Smaller puzzle today, as I wanted to include the clue for 13-Across immediately. Had to write a new puzzle to add that in, and time wasn’t on my side. Hope you don’t mind the miniature grid. I haven’t had to speed-write a puzzle in a while, so it seemed like a good idea to keep it simple.

And if you like themeless crosswords, check out Matt Jones’s new project: No Holds Barred Crosswords. Matt’s written some great themelesses in the past, including one that had a flawless quadruple stack of grid-spanning entries in it. (I judge stacked spanners very harshly; this is saying a lot.) Plus, these grids have no black squares. Instead, there are only bars separating words. More letters per puzzle! Check it out and get on board if you’re interested.

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9 Responses to Puzzle #63 – Themeless #17

  1. Dan F says:

    Number one, spoiler alert? OK, it’s not like there’s any plot involved.
    Number two, I can’t believe you didn’t go for a mini-theme with BRITTA PERRY (11).

  2. Avram says:

    I haven’t seen last night’s P&R yet, so I entered BRITTA PERRY immediately for 13A. Completely agree with Dan that it should have been a mini-theme.

  3. TimM says:

    I love P & R, but the crossword grid on the show was the worst fake grid I’ve ever seen. I had to pause it to point out all of the mistakes to my wife and daughter. And, yes, I am delightful to watch TV with.

  4. e.a. says:

    this grid is The Best

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