Crossword Kathy: A Cut Above The Rest

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Wow. This smart puzzle was indeed a cut above the rest.

This puzzle truly was a cut above. (Click to enlarge.)

This puzzle truly was a cut above. (Click to enlarge.)

Creative constructor Jeff Chen, who gave us a cruciverbalist depiction of Sisyphus not long ago, has engineered another imaginative visual theme that includes terrific aural wordplay.

I realized something sneaky was up while working the upper right corner. I figured the answer for… (Read the full post at crosswordkathy.net.)

New York Times crossword puzzle Dec. 15 / Constructed by Jeff Chen

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