"Another Sports Meta" (Meta)

· Published 2024-03-24T12:06:41.557Z

Nudge #1 : Focus on the animals at the end of the theme entries
Nudge #2 : Also look at the last Across entry

Political Fallout (Meta)

· By guest constructor Peter Abide and Nancy Salomon · Published 2023-12-17T13:16:39.954Z

This puzzle, originally published by Games Magazine in March 2001, has been tweaked slightly to make it a meta puzzle. R.I.P. Nancy Salomon, who mentored scores of new constructors back in the day.
Nudges: Metanisms didn't exist in 2001. But the…

"Sixth Period" (Meta)

· Published 2023-11-27T11:57:39.573Z

Discuss the puzzle and see Wednesday nudges at
Each theme entry is ten letters and two words. Focus on the first word and look for a “connection”.
How is your week going?

"Cheery Dude"

· Published 2023-10-23T04:28:59.558Z

If your entry shows up incorrectly, try it again without punctuation, or switch the order of the songs.
Nudges: Look for common letter lengths in the themers, along with the first letters of the theme words.
It’s not Lovely Rita. Apply the numbers in…

Permanent Wave (Meta)

· Published 2023-09-24T04:15:37.157Z

Discuss the puzzle (and view the special PDF) at

"After Six" (Meta)

· By guest constructor Peter Abide and Caroline Abide · Published 2023-08-28T05:04:45.693Z

Wednesday nudges and puzzle discussion at
Here's a nudge if you need a little help: Look at the six long across entries for two similar letters.Think Italian style. Then apply the title...

Crossword Breakfast Test (Meta)

· By guest constructor Abide and BarbaraK · Published 2023-07-31T11:04:51.664Z

Wednesday nudges and puzzle discussion at
The ends of the theme entries are important.
(A)bide + (B)arbara = (C)rossword or, put another way: 1 + 2 = 3
If you have a five-letter word at the…

Life Begins at Sixty (Meta)

· Published 2023-06-04T12:00:06.319Z


Happy Anniversary! (Meta)

· By guest constructor Clark E. Tripe · Published 2023-04-10T05:04:19.662Z

Puzzle intro, discussion, and Wednesday nudges at
Here are some nudges- text is reversed
#1 .seirtne esoht elcric ot srethgilhgih deroloc tnereffid thgie esU .ralimis yrev kool dluohs taht…

Hooked on Metas (Meta)

· By guest constructor Peter Abide and Wendy Walker · Published 2023-04-03T12:41:30.608Z

Some nudges:
The answer to 38-Across tells you what you'll need to find.
The answer to 63-Down is not just some random fill.
What do the Rihanna and ZZ Top song titles have in common?
The meta answer is eight letters.

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