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Notes From The Editors (Half-Variety Cryptic)

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shoutout to Zach Sherwin  for having a great Instagram and my mother being in the musical "Nine" for inspiration on 1-Across, my buddy Max aka Assorted Interests  for inspiration on 15-Down, and  juff  and  skald  for trying in vain to improve my puzzle even though i didn't listen at all to them .puz

Themeless 39!

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it ain't much, but it's honest puzzle .p uz

Lil' Cryptic

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Just a lil' guy playtested by jumpf .puz

Guest Puzzle

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So a cool thing I've been doing at my synagogue for the 4th and 5th graders I teacher's assist is running a crosswords elective, and what's neat about it is that I've gotten together some Jewish crossword constructors I know to make guest puzzles for it! Will Eisenberg's puzzle was the first week's and the kids loved it, the second week I was unprepared so we just did 6 NYT Daily Minis rapid-fire, and this past Sunday morning was a puzzle titled "Guest Puzzle" by the mysterious "Frisco17". Who could that possibly be? The kids were none the wiser, I'll tell you that much. This puzzle has one of my proudest themes, and plays pretty easy besides said theme. Best of luck! also this puzzle doubles as a birthday gift for one of my favorite Jews on the face of this earth, happy 18th eva!!!! :D .puz

You're Not Serious, etc. (Variety Cryptic)

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content warning: features gen-z bullshit, dunches, Spanish, homophone clues that exclusively spite Australians and the British, a clue that was ghost-written by juff, a clue that was ghost-written by Pixlate, a clue that full-on yells at old people, a clue that references a New England supermarket chain, a clue that references a Christian rock band but indirectly, fish fights, The New York Times' Connections, and a one-dimensional variety cryptic theme playtested by Pix and skald .ipuz Hints Document

Themeless 38!

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NOTE: this puzzle has a smidgen of raunchier content in it, so be aware of that when you stream it for your audience of people who are all older than the person who created said raunchier content 126-word 21x themeless!!! woo!!! get ready for some fuckin clunkers playtested by ryan and thoron .puz

An Incredibly Entertaining Experience - Something Different #3

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  New monstrosity, solve it without checking if you're brimming with self-hatred Thanks to the man who honed the genre for the test-solve .puz