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The New York Times has unleashed its largest crossword puzzle ever

Better put on your thinking cap.


Josh Katzowitz

Internet Culture

Published Dec 17, 2016   Updated May 25, 2021, 9:04 am CDT

The New York Times is unleashing a special puzzles section that will be delivered in New York on Saturday and nationally on Sunday. And it includes the biggest crossword puzzle ever created by the vaunted newspaper.

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Here’s how gargantuan the brain-bending puzzle is for those who want to play.

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The special section, though, isn’t only about crossword puzzles. Puzzle Madness also will feature Sudoku, word games, and other visual puzzles. So, if you love everything that makes your brain hurt, you’ll love the Times on Sunday.

But not everything is perfect for your lazy Sunday morning. There is some not-so-great news accompanying Puzzle Madness.

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*First Published: Dec 17, 2016, 4:13 pm CST