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PARLOR TRICKS | Oh, what an actress!

1/19/2019
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Prii! 23andNOT me! Did pogs smell bad! And more! Join your two fave crossnerdburgers, Rebecca and Andy, for our weekly romp through the past week in New York Times crossword puzzles: 1/7/19 - 1/13/19.

Duration:00:52:26

BREAKING NEWS | It's 2019

1/12/2019
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Happy New Year! Could 2019 be the Year Of The Reckoning for the NYT? The Crossnerds take on the Notorious 2 Down...and ALSO get into the O-zone and the origins of the word "sinister," while Rebecca plays Regis to Andy's Pat Sajak/Vanna White wheeler/dealer. Hashtag fortunate. All while discussing the New York Times crossword puzzles from the last week, 12/31/18 to 1/6/19.

Duration:00:43:34

WHAT A ZOO! | Let's get wiiierd

12/26/2018
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Just in time for Candlenights! In this episode, Rebecca horrifies Andy with a rendition of "This Is How We Do It," Uzo Aduba rules, and Andy dishes on his first-ever puzzle[fail]! Ta-ta, 2018! The week in NYT crossword puzzles, 12/3/18 - 12/9/18.

Duration:00:34:27

REPRESENT! | A break in the pursuit of barbarity

12/6/2018
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Three-letter words are the four-letter words of crosswords! Also, what is a rebus; authorship matters; and other detours as we discuss the last week, 11/26/18-12/2/18, in New York Times crossword puzzles.

Duration:01:00:40

SILENT FINALES | To each Clippy his own

11/28/2018
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Please enjoy this most seasonal episode: veritable cornucopia of knowledge on relevant topics such as "how to take a picture" and "how to wish someone a happy--or not--Thanksgiving." Yes! We're back! Celebrating the past week in New York Times crossword puzzles, 11/19/18 - 11/25/18.

Duration:00:57:10

MATCH PLAY | Vote kale for whatever 2018!

11/3/2018
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Boo!/Yay: it's another episode of Crossnerds, where Andy and Rebecca discuss another week (10/22/18 - 10/28/18) in the New York Times crossword puzzle. Also, kale; how Andy "doesn't" hate the Beatles; our favorite Halloween costumes; and, like, other stuff. You've stopped reading. K, love you, miss you, bye!

Duration:01:04:14

YOU'RE GOING DOWN | But keep your Agourds up

10/24/2018
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Welcome to the Erik Agard Fan Club Podklatsch! Wherein, oh right, we also discuss the week in New York Times crossword puzzles (10/14/18 - 10/21/18). Lift your voices up! Put your jazz hands down! Watch out for soupy pies! And vive le Agard!

Duration:00:52:25

GAME HUNTING | NO BALLS and tough nuts to crack

10/21/2018
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Check your turmeric lattes at the door, people. Rebecca and Andy discuss the virtues and pitfalls of light board gamery and the rare beauty of puzzles with an arc. The week in New York Times crossword puzzles, 10/8/18 - 10/14/18.

Duration:00:39:37

THE ART OF PUZZLE-MAKING | Ceci n'est pas un bonne semaine

9/27/2018
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Oy. (New York Times crossword puzzles, 9/17/18 - 9/23/18.)

Duration:00:45:31

UH, WHAT? | A cat punmergency and the Great Murse Debate

9/20/2018
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Rebecca and Andy are BACK! With the sassiest episode of Crossnerds to grace this past week in New York Times crossword puzzles. We're talkin' Red Vines v. Twizzlers. A $ource of ca$h. Wilford Brimley. The height of Ponce de Leon. "Dr. T and the Women." And so, so, SO much more. 9/10/18-9/16/18

Duration:00:57:15

CHANGING THE SUBJECT | All the world's a burrito

8/23/2018
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Lollapuzzoola!! Plus Aqua Zumba, Irish goodbyes, Hungarian hellos, shrooms, and tribute puzzles. That's right: it's another week in Crossworld. Rebecca rn and Andy K. New York Times crossword puzzles. 8/13/18-8/19/18. Let's do this.

Duration:00:25:11

GHOSTED | Paging Randy Quad

8/9/2018
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Plus friendzones, teat rays, Monet X-Change, and #protips on how to improve as a crossword puzzle solver. Talkin' New York Times crossword puzzles, 7/30/18 - 8/5/18

Duration:01:00:43

7/22/18 - 7/29/18 | Dance or Dip?

8/2/2018
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NYT crossword puzzles | 7/22/18-7/29/18 Sunday 7/29 | THREE IN ONE | Will Nediger Producer, hostess, and borderline ma'am | Rebecca Ryder Neipris Illustrious co-host and perpetual sir | Andy Kravis

Duration:00:25:11

6/24/18 | CREATURE FEATURE | The year the Times got woke

7/27/2018
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NYT crossword, Sunday 7/24/18: "Creature Feature," by Timothy Polin. Guest co-host: Alex Gelman! Producer and hostess: Rebecca RN

Duration:00:48:05

6/17/18 | TRICKY TRIOS | What is your spirit onomatopoeia?

6/25/2018
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NYT crossword, Sunday 6/17/18: "Tricky Trios." Amanda Chung, Karl Ni and Erik Agard. Guest co-host: Andy Kravis! Guest sound wizard: Jack Reeves! Producer and host: Rebecca RN

Duration:01:16:38

May 27, 2018 | 21 | Goodbye, Jack

6/1/2018
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Date: May 27, 2018 Theme: 21 Constructor: Andrew Chaikin

Duration:00:38:23

May 13, 2018 | LOVE AT FIRST SITE | Rubber? I hardly know 'er!

5/16/2018
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Date: May 13, 2018 Constructors: Neville Fogarty & Erik Agard Theme: LOVE AT FIRST SITE

Duration:00:36:51

May 6, 2018 | LET'S PLAY TWO | Under where?

5/7/2018
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Date: May 6, 2018 Theme: LET'S PLAY TWO Constructor: Brendan Emmett Quigley

Duration:00:36:03

April 29, 2018 | MIS-UNABBREVIATED | In which Jack goes NUTS on the idea of "post-truth"

5/2/2018
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Date: April 29, 2018 Constructor: Peter Wentz Theme: MIS-UNABBREVIATED

Duration:00:37:27

April 22, 2018 | PLUSES & MINUSES | Earth Day presented by Richard Gere

4/22/2018
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Date: April 22, 2018 Constructor: Ross Trudeau Theme: PLUSES & MINUSES

Duration:00:36:16