"Will work for 18 across"
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"And this is a crossword puzzle I'm working on."
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"Ever since I died, I don't care as much about the crossword."
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"I see that on Sunday, June 7, 2009, you Googled the answer to 16 Across—a five-letter word for the ancient capital of Assyria."
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"Who did the damn crossword?"
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Man doing a crossword puzzle noticing a rat doing a maze puzzle
The Sunday Mob
"29 Across is classified, too, sir. They're all classified."
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Two pictures of a crossword puzzle; one, labeled "Before", that is empty and one, labeled "After", that is a complete filled-in black square.
"I really don't see how giving you a six-letter word for a sixteenth-century crested metal helmet helps my problem."
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"Good news—a four-letter word for 'earthen pot' is 'olla.'"
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Military Solution to Last Week's Puzzle
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"A quagmire, Louie, is something you're stuck in and can't get out of."
"Very few people are aware that the 'New York Times' Sunday crossword puzzle is contagious."
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A mouse looks at a crossword puzzle and sighs
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A spiders web crossword
A man and a woman contemplate an art gallery filled with crossword puzzles.
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"Oh no! Did you leave the People Magazine crossword puzzle where the fish could see it?!"
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"Making up words to fit the puzzle is almost as hard as using the clues."
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"I can probably help you with the crossword, but that's about it."