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Hi there!

Thanks for checking out my site.

I’m a 25-year-old crossword constructor based in St. Louis, Missouri, where I work for a math education nonprofit and freelance as an audio producer. When I’m not busy with those things, I’m likely reading, playing a game or annoying my cat.

I first started solving crosswords in 2017 as a junior in college. A year later, I attended my first puzzle tournament, where some very kind and talented folks inspired me to try constructing myself. It's completely captured my imagination since then.

Whenever I construct crosswords, my goal is to make puzzles that I would love to solve myself (i.e. those full of pop culture references, millennial vocabulary, and cultural representation/inclusivity). While my work periodically appears in various publications, I made this site to share even more of it with whomever is looking for a fun challenge or diversion. If you enjoy the puzzles, let me know! (Or consider donating towards this site's upkeep, though please don't feel obligated to do so.)

In addition, I love hosting crosswords by other constructors, especially those from underrepresented groups in the Puzzleverse. If that's you and you'd like a guest spot on this site (or you're new to constructing and want to learn more), please get in touch :)

Happy solving!

-Matthew