Paying attention to the news is a full-time job. This month’s puzzle contains a mélange of cultural cues, semantic solutions, and geographic guesswork. But we’ve also included a few hidden headlines in this month’s puzzle, ripped from the pages of YES! Magazine. See if you can scoop your own best time by completing the puzzle online below, or download the PDF for a more traditional, tactile experience.
Patrick Blindauer is a professional crossword puzzle maker with over 60 puzzles published in The New York Times.