Puzzle #47: Themeless "Pitchers"

This one has some of my favorite fill squeezed into it. Let me know what you think! PDF Puz Fullscreen (audio on completion)

Puzzle #46: "Meet in the Middle"

Sometimes, you have a theme idea that stubbornly refuses to yield enough entries for a full puzzle. So, here's a truncated puzzle, somewhere between a midi and a full-size--this theme is very goofy but it's the sort of thing I really enjoy. PDF Puz Fullscreen

Puzzle #45: "Inkblot's Inferno"

One of my favorite recent innovations in the crossword space is Caleb Madison's Inferno puzzles at the Atlantic, which get harder and harder as you descend. I tried my own spin on it and... they're hard to make! My main conclusion is: hats off to Caleb! But I hope you appreciate my attempt. PDF Puz Fullscreen

Puzzle #44: Themeless "It Is What It Is"

I've been trying to keep to a cadence of at least one post per month on this blog, but February and most of March saw me in the metaphorical trenches. So, here's a last-minute technically-March-somewhere puzzle for your patience! I've been trying to name my themelesses to keep better track of them, and am glad I hit on a perfect title for this (admittedly lightly-themed) puzzle.  Extremely excited for the upcoming ACPT (I will probably bring printouts of this puzzle to share there as well): at my second ACPT, I can't wait to upgrade from "knowing people's online handles, but not recognizing their names or faces" to "knowing people's names but still forgetting their faces." I will also be at Crossword Con the day before--say hi! And I will also be in scenic Carthage, New York the day after ACPT to try to see the eclipse; the forecast is "partly sunny," and I am extending a standing invitation to anyone who wants to go on an impromp

Puzzle #43: Themeless

Another themeless on the easy side for you, with some fun kind-of grid art! Enjoy! PDF PUZ Fullscreen

Puzzle #42: Themeless

Back at it with a themeless that yes, started with the clue for 20-Across and grew from there. Enjoy! EDIT: This puzzle has audio upon completion! The audio was previously Very Loud; it has been adjusted to hopefully be at a more normal level (the wild overcompression is deliberate and remains.) Sincere apologies to anyone who solved before this! PDF PUZ Fullscreen