To link or not to link? PJ Lifestyle, a conservative blog, has posted a crossword puzzle “for the aspiring jihadist” and has now posted its answer key. I am not actually linking this one because I find it hateful (you can Google it from that information if you must), but I do think it’s always worth remembering the full range of functions than an art form can fulfill, for good or ill. Crosswords have power whether we choose to exercise it or not.
Can The Guardian succeed in its ongoing effort to solve what P.G. Wodehouse left unsolved?
Can you solve the NSA’s acrostics from the 1970s?
Can Radio National interview Australian cruciverbalist David Astle?
Could this article‘s claims about “record numbers” of people doing online crosswords because it’s cold in March be any more specious?
The Office has a crossword up (embarrassingly, just a vocabulary crossword) and Office actress Angela Kinsey has a new friend. MythBusters shouts “screw crosswords, do our puzzle,” despite the fact that its puzzle appears to have nothing to do with mythbusting.