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📚 I recently co-wrote a book of mid-sized puzzles with Aimee Lucido, which you can purchase here.

🧩 I write midi crosswords and hint sets for the puzzles team at Puzzmo, a daily puzzles and games home page. You can find my profile here.

🔲 Since March ’23, I've created levels for Squared Away, a bite-sized word game at the Puzzle Society. You can play it daily here.

More fun stuff

🎥 2/6/22: Boswords Winter Wondersolve Interview

with Featured Solvers Rebecca Neipris and Darby Ratliff 

📰 3/5/21: “St. Louisans Create Crosswords for Sid's Grids, Happy Little Puzzles, and The New York Times” (Ladue News)

🎧 1/13/21: “These 2 St. Louisans Are Bringing New Life To Crossword Puzzles” (St. Louis Public Radio)

Sometimes, my puzzles are published in newspapers and online. You can find them here.

  • 5/29/24: The Los Angeles Times Crossword (pdf/puz)

  • 5/9/24: American Values Club Cryptic Crossword*

  • 5/4/24: “Let's Roll!” USA Today (pdf)

  • 4/26/24: The New York Times Crossword (with Christina Iverson)*

  • 4/23/24: The Los Angeles Times Crossword (with Wendy Brandes) (pdf/puz)

  • 4/5/24: “Destroy Buzz Lightyear,” AVCX+*

  • 4/4/24: “Gone Fishing,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 3/27/24: “Themeless No. 5,” Yale Public Humanities (pdf/puz)

  • 3/27/24: “Cover All Your Bases,” AVCX*

  • 3/15/24: “Themeless No. 4,” Yale Public Humanities (pdf/puz)

  • 3/15/24: “Poking Holes,” The New Yorker (with Tracy Gray) (pdf/puz)

  • 3/10/24: “Rack 'Em Up,” New York Times (with Enrique Henestroza Anguiano)*

  • 3/4/24: “Double Team,” Defector*

  • 2/29/24: “Table Talk,” Universal (pdf/puz)

  • 2/26/24: “Hit the Gym,” Apple News+*

  • 2/21/24: “Daybreak,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 2/20/24: Apple News+ Crossword*

  • 2/18/24: “Food Drive,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 2/16/24: “Themeless No. 3," Yale Public Humanities (pdf/puz)

  • 2/12/24: “Bad Hare Day (Freestyle),” USA Today (pdf)

  • 2/11/24: “Center of Attention,” Los Angeles Times (with Chandi Deitmer) (pdf/puz)

  • 2/7/24: “Oh! Oh!” Apple News+*

  • 2/2/24: The Los Angeles Times Crossword (with Amie Walker) (pdf/puz)

  • 1/29/24: “#Gains,” Apple News+*

  • 1/27/24: “Livin' on the Edge (Freestyle),” USA Today (pdf)

  • 1/20/24: The New York Times Crossword (with Caitlin Reid)*

  • 1/3/24: “It's Alright,” Apple News+ (with Brooke Husic)*

🧩

  • 12/31/23: “Midnights,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 12/31/23: “Squad Goals, Los Angeles Times (with Miranda Carson) (pdf/puz)

  • 12/17/23: “Come Inside,” USA Today (with Willa Angel Chen Miller) (pdf)

  • 12/16/23: “Multicolor Medley,” The Modern (with May Huang) (pdf/puz)

  • 12/13/23: “Open Doors,” Universal (w/ Jess Goldstein) (pdf/puz)

  • 12/9/23: “Awesome!” The Modern (w/ Taylor Johnson) (pdf/puz)

  • 12/6/23: “World Bank,” American Values Club*

  • 11/29/23: “Loose Ends,” Apple News+*

  • 11/26/23: “Themeless Sunday 61,” Universal (pdf/puz)

  • 11/19/23: “It's Raining Men,” USA Today (with Brooke Husic) (pdf)

  • 11/13/23: “Go For a Dip (Freestyle),” USA Today (pdf)

  • 11/13/23: The Los Angeles Times Crossword (pdf/puz)

  • 11/12/23: “Themeless 48,” The Modern (with Rafael Musa) (puz)

  • 11/8/23: “Mince Meat,” Apple News+*

  • 11/6/23: “Group Hug,” Defector*

  • 11/5/23: “We're All In This Together,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 11/4/23: “Freestyle 97,” Universal (pdf/puz)

  • 11/2/23: Apple News+ Crossword*

  • 10/29/23: “Bop to the Top,” USA Today  (pdf)

  • 10/26/23: Apple News+  Crossword*

  • 10/25/23: “DMs,” USA Today (with Mark Valdez) (pdf)

  • 10/23/23: “Dress Down,” Yale Public Humanities (pdf/puz)

  • 10/22/23: “When There Was Me And You,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 10/21/23: “Oral Exam,” The Modern (with Bill Pipal) (pdf/puz)

  • 10/21/23: The Los Angeles Times Crossword (pdf/puz)

  • 10/16/23: “Inflation Measures,” Universal (pdf/puz)

  • 10/15/23: “Stick to the Status Quo,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 10/11/23: “Let 'Er Rip!” USA Today (with Emet Ozar) (pdf)

  • 10/9/23: “Nice 2 C U,” Apple News+*

  • 10/8/23: “Get'cha Head in the Game,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 10/2/23: “10 and 2,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 10/1/23: “Themeless 42,” The Modern (with Nova Qi) (pdf/puz)

  • 9/29/23: “TTYL,” USA Today (with Natasha Isloor) (pdf)

  • 9/25/23: “What I've Been Looking For (Reprise),” USA Today (pdf)

  • 9/24/23: “What I've Been Looking For,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 9/23/23: The Los Angeles Times Crossword (with Caitlin Reid) (pdf/puz)

  • 9/22/23: “Bursting with Flavor,” AVCX+*

  • 9/17/23: “Start of Something New,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 9/16/23: Apple News+ Crossword*

  • 9/10/23: “Themeless 39,” The Modern (pdf/puz)

  • 9/8/23: “Last Call,” USA Today (with Darby Ratliff) (pdf)

  • 9/5/23: “Themeless No. 2,” Yale Public Humanities (pdf/puz)

  • 9/3/23: “Breaking Free,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 9/2/23: The Los Angeles Times Crossword (w/ Jimmy Peniston) (pdf/puz)

  • 9/1/23: The New Yorker Crossword: “Put in the Hours” (pdf/puz)

  • 9/1/23: “Spots of Color,” Apple News+*

  • 8/25/23: “Da Ba Dee Da Ba Di,” Apple News+*

  • 8/20/23: “Themeless 36,” The Modern (w/ Amanda Rafkin) (pdf/puz)

  • 8/20/23: “Tag Up,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 8/16/23: “Waterfowl,” Apple News+*

  • 8/13/23: “Blood Bank,” Los Angeles Times (pdf/puz)

  • 8/11/23: “Take A T.O.," USA Today (pdf)

  • 8/9/23: The New York Times Crossword (with Caryn Robbins)*

  • 8/7/23: Apple News+ Crossword*

  • 8/6/23: “Riseball,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 7/29/23: “T-Tops,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 7/26/23: Apple News+ Crossword*

  • 7/20/23: The Los Angeles Times Crossword (pdf/puz)

  • 7/17/23: “Above Board,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 7/15/23: “Freestyle 81,” Universal (with Rafael Musa) (pdf/puz)

  • 7/9/23: “P.S. I Love You,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 7/6/23: Apple News+ Crossword* 

  • 6/28/23: “Food Chain,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 6/3/23: “After the Bell,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 6/2/23: “On the Plus Side,” AVCX+ *

  • 5/14/23: “RV Kitchen,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 5/4/23: “4 B.C.,” USA Today (with May Huang) (pdf)

  • 5/1/23: “The New York Times Crossword (with Alina Abidi)*

  • 4/30/23: “Inbox Zero,” Los Angeles Times (with Stacey Y. McCullough) (pdf/puz)

  • 4/28/23: The New Yorker Crossword: “High Spirits” (pdf/puz)

  • 4/21/23: The New York Times Crossword (with Erica Hsiung Wojcik)*

  • 4/19/23: “Two FT Tall,” USA Today (with Emet Ozar) (pdf)

  • 4/1/23: “Phantom Thread,” Crosswords Club (with Kate Baicker)*

  • 3/28/23: “Feed Me!” USA Today (pdf)

  • 3/26/23: “Split A Ride,” Los Angeles Times (with Dylan Schiff) (pdf/puz)

  • 3/10/23: The New Yorker Crossword: “Avast, Me Hearties” (with Paolo Pasco) (pdf/puz)

  • 3/7/23: The New York Times Crossword (with Enrique Henestroza Anguiano)*

  • 3/3/23: “TK TK TK,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 2/27/23: “You're Unbelievable!” Universal (with Taylor Johnson) (pdf/puz)

  • 2/14/23: “Down To Earth,” USA Today (with May Huang) (pdf

  • 2/7/23: “Side Salad,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 1/22/23: The Atlantic Crossword (with Kelsey Dixon) (pdf/puz)

  • 1/21/23: “Chill Out,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 1/15/23: “The Heart of Elm City,” Yale Public Humanities (pdf/puz)

🧩

  • 12/28/22: “Anagram Et Al.” USA Today (pdf)

  • 12/15/22: “It's Cold Outside!” Yale Public Humanities (with Rachel Fabi) (pdf/puz)

  • 12/14/22: The New York Times Crossword*

  • 11/30/22: “A Thing Or Two,” AVCX (with Emet Ozar)*

  • 11/23/22: The New York Times Crossword (with Erica Hsiung Wojcik)*

  • 11/1/22: “Conjunction Junction,” Crosswords Club (with Katie Hale)*

  • 10/29/22: The Los Angeles Times Crossword (w/ Emet Ozar) (pdf/puz)

  • 10/28/22: The New Yorker Crossword: “Bird's The Word” (pdf/puz)

  • 10/6/22: “Coining A Phrase,” USA Today (with Emet Ozar) (pdf)

  • 10/1/22: The Los Angeles Times Crossword (with Pravan Chakravarthy) (pdf/puz)

  • 9/21/22: The New York Times Crossword*

  • 9/17/22: “Last To Leave,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 9/9/22: The New Yorker Crossword: “Grand Theft Auto” (pdf/puz)

  • 9/8/22: The New York Times Crossword*

  • 9/6/22: “In A Pickle,” USA Today (with Brooke Husic) (pdf)

  • 9/1/22: “Play List,” Crosswords Club*

  • 8/20/22: The Los Angeles Times Crossword (with Christina Iverson) (pdf/puz)

  • 8/19/22: “High Times,” AVCX+ (with Emet Ozar)*

  • 8/9/22: “Premier Hockey Federation,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 8/2/22: “Math Is All Around Us,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 8/1/22: “Don't Hold Your Breath!” Crosswords Club (with Christina Iverson)*

  • 7/29/22: The Los Angeles Times Crossword (with Emet Ozar) (pdf/puz)

  • 7/23/22: “Left-Handed,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 7/15/22: The New York Times Crossword (with Nam Jin Yoon)*

  • 6/26/22: “Bonus Features,” The New York Times (with Finn Vigeland)*

  • 6/25/22: The Los Angeles Times Crossword (with Nova Qi) (pdf/puz)

  • 5/21/22: “Keep Quiet,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 5/20/22: ”Beast Mode,” Universal (with Darby Ratliff) (pdf/puz)

  • 5/17/22: “Junior High,” USA Today (with Malaika Handa) (pdf)

  • 5/8/22: “Monsters Incorporated,” Los Angeles Times (pdf/puz

  • 5/8/22: “Two-By-Two,” The New York Times (with Chandi Deitmer)*

  • 5/5/22: “Ahoy Mate-y,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 4/23/22: The New York Times Crossword*

  • 4/22/22: “Science Hill,” Yale Public Humanities (with Rachel Fabi) (pdf/puz)

  • 4/17/22: “In Luck,” USA Today (with Amanda Rafkin) (pdf)

  • 4/17/22: The Atlantic Crossword (pdf/puz)

  • 4/14/22: “Middle C's,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 4/7/22: “Metal Man,” Universal (with Nova Qi) (pdf/puz)

  • 4/1/22: “Now You See Me ...” Crosswords Club*

  • 3/27/22: “Not I,” Universal Sunday (with Emet Ozar) (pdf/puz)

  • 3/19/22: “Themeless 1,” Yale Public Humanities (with Rachel Fabi) (pdf/puz)

  • 3/6/22: “Parlor Trick,” The New York Times (with Will Nediger)*

  • 2/28/22: “Teach-In,” Yale Public Humanities (w/ Rachel Fabi) (pdf/puz)

  • 2/18/22: “Taking Sides,” Matt Gaffney's Weekly Crossword Contest*

  • 2/6/22: “Puzzle No. 4: Themeless,” Boswords Winter Wondersolve*

  • 1/26/22: “Back and Forth,” Universal (with Karen Stock) (pdf/puz)

  • 1/20/22: “League Standings,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 1/19/22: “Core Classes,” Yale Public Humanities (with Rachel Fabi) (pdf/puz)

  • 1/14/22: The New York Times Crossword (with Sid Sivakumar)*

  • ​1/9/22: The Atlantic Crossword (with Malaika Handa) (pdf/puz)

🧩

  • 12/31/21: “You Can't Have It Both Ways,” Universal (with Emet Ozar) (pdf/puz)

  • 12/30/21: “The GOAT,” USA Today (with Rebecca Goldstein) (pdf)

  • 12/27/21: “Auto Suggestion," Wall Street Journal (with Karen Stock) (pdf/puz)

  • 12/3/21: “Up Your Game,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 11/19/21: “Something's Fishy,” Universal (with Ann Shan) (pdf/puz)

  • 11/15/21: “Us First,” USA Today (with Brooke Husic) (pdf)

  • 11/2/21: The New York Times Crossword (with Vaibhav Srikaran)*

  • 11/1/21: “The Voice of Beantown,” Crosswords Club (with Adrian Johnson)*

  • 10/5/21: “I-V League,” Yale Public Humanities (w/ Rachel Fabi) (pdf/puz)

  • 10/2/21: “Creature Creep,” Wall Street Journal (pdf/puz)

  • 10/2/21: “Central Air,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 10/1/21: “Garden Variety,” Crosswords Club*

  • 9/26/21: “Study Breaks,” The New York Times (with Priyanka Sethy)*

  • 9/17/21: The New York Times Crossword*

  • 9/1/21: “AVCX Themeless #58,” AV Club (with Erica Hsiung Wojcik)*

  • 8/31/21: “Top Pair,” Wall Street Journal (with Steph Brown) (pdf/puz)

  • 8/28/21: “Across the Pond,” The Juggernaut (with Priyanka Sethy)

  • 8/15/21: The Atlantic Crossword (pdf/puz)

  • 8/8/21: “Where The Action Was,” Universal (pdf/puz)

  • 8/5/21: “Residential Collage,”Yale Public Humanities (with Rachel Fabi) (pdf/puz)

  • 8/1/21: “Off Brand,” The New York Times*

  • 7/22/21: “Break Up The Band,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 7/18/21: “Occupational Guidance,” Universal Sunday (pdf/puz)

  • 7/1/21: “Highballs,” Crosswords Club (with Mollie Cowger)*

  • 6/27/21: “Turning Pro,” Universal Sunday (w/ Ella Dershowitz) (pdf/puz)

  • 6/21/21: “PJ Party,” USA Today (with Malaika Handa) (pdf)

  • 6/18/21: “Rose Ceremony,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 6/11/21: The New York Times Crossword*

  • 5/30/21: The Atlantic Crossword (with Becca Gorman) (pdf/puz)

  • 5/29/21: “Themeless Saturday,” Newsday (w Quiara Vasquez) (pdf/puz)

  • 5/25/21: “Early Riser,” Universal (with Ella Dershowitz) (pdf/puz)

  • 5/23/21: “F in Film Class,” Universal Sunday (pdf/puz)

  • 5/22/21: The New York Times Crossword (with Sid Sivakumar)*

  • 5/9/21: “Form a Bond,” Universal (with Karen Stock) (pdf/puz)

  • 4/20/21: “Open Invitations,” USA Today (with Brooke Husic) (pdf)

  • 4/18/21: The Atlantic Crossword (with Michael Stock) (pdf/puz)

  • 4/16/21: “Underground Ops,” Spyscape (pdf/puz)

  • 4/16/21: “Xword Puzzle,” Universal (with Lana Pivarnik) (pdf/puz)

  • 4/12/21: “Wearing Many Hats,” Universal (w/ Layla Beckhardt) (pdf/puz)

  • 4/9/21: “She's Got Layers,” These Puzzles Fund Abortion (visit this link for donation and download info)

  • 4/5/21: “50 Percent Off,” Yale Public Humanities (puz)

  • 3/21/21: “Black Mirror,” Universal Sunday (w/ Becca Gorman) (pdf/puz)

  • 3/9/21: “Sharing Memes,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 3/6/21: “I Spy,” Spyscape (with Cece Garcia) (pdf/puz)

  • 2/28/21: “BB-8,” Universal (pdf/puz)

  • 2/28/21: The Atlantic Crossword (with Quiara Vasquez) (pdf/puz)

  • 2/24/21: “AVCX Themeless #54,” American Values Club*

  • 2/21/21: “Karaoke Bars,” The New York Times*

  • 2/8/21: “Can You Dig It!” USA Today (with Brooke Husic) (pdf)

  • 2/6/21: “Top Secret,” Spyscape (with Stephanie Livieres) (pdf/puz)

  • 2/5/21: “Top Schools,” Yale Public Humanities (puz)

  • 2/1/21: “Hop To It!” USA Today (pdf)

  • 2/1/21: “7 Up,” Crosswords Club*

  • 1/25/21: “Center Cut,” USA Today (with Quiara Vasquez) (pdf)

  • 1/24/21: “In Here!” Universal Sunday (pdf/puz)

  • 1/23/21: “Wardrobe Changes,” Wall Street Journal (with Christopher Adams) (pdf/puz)

  • 1/13/21: The New York Times Crossword*

  • 1/11/21: “Finding Nemo,” USA Today (with Pao Roy) (pdf)

  • 1/7/21: The New York Times Crossword (with Sid Sivakumar)*

  • 1/2/21: “Breaking Cover,” Universal (with Ella Dershowitz) (pdf/puz)

🧩

  • 12/29/20: “East Side,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 12/21/20: “Cold Cuts,” Wall Street Journal (with Nina Sloan) (pdf/puz)

  • 12/17/20: “It's Fine!” USA Today (with Brooke Husic) (pdf)

  • 12/7/20: “VR Headset,” USA Today (with Quiara Vasquez) (pdf)

  • 12/5/20: “B Sides,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 12/1/20: “Elements of Surprise,” Crosswords Club (with Brooke Husic)*

  • 11/26/20: “It's Magic!" USA Today (with Brooke Husic) (pdf)

  • 11/7/20: “Stretch Your Mind,” Universal (with Layla Beckhardt) (pdf/puz)

  • 11/2/20: “Double Down,” Universal (with Pravan Chakravarthy) (pdf/puz)

  • 10/30/20: “A Little Spy Stuff,” Spyscape (with Cece Garcia) (pdf/puz)

  • 10/27/20: “I Like To Move It,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 10/25/20: The Atlantic Crossword (pdf/puz)

  • 10/2/20: “Dance Around,” Universal (pdf/puz)

  • 9/24/20: “Together In The End,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 9/3/20: “It's Lit!” USA Today (with Brooke Husic) (pdf) 🔥

  • 8/22/20: “Colorado Couples,” Universal (with Jacki Evans)  (pdf/puz)

  • 8/3/20: “Opening Bars,” USA Today (pdf)

  • 7/5/20: The Atlantic Crossword (pdf/puz)

  • 7/3/20: “Person-To-Person,” Universal (pdf/puz)

  • 7/1/20: “Work It ... Make It ... Do It ... Makes Us ...,” “Grids For Good” puzzle pack (visit gridsforgood.org for donation and download info)

  • 6/24/20: “Modern Midis 5” 9x9 puzzle pack (with Sid Sivakumar), The New York Times Crossword app*

  • 6/21/20: The Atlantic Crossword (pdf/puz)

  • ​6/9/20: “Mistaken Identity,”Wall Street Journal (pdf/puz)

  • 5/25/20: “I Before E?” Universal (with Priyanka Sethy) (pdf/puz)​​

  • 5/24/20: The Atlantic Crossword (pdf/puz)

  • 4/21/20: “Ball Game Over,” Universal (pdf/puz)

  • 2/26/20: “Out Of Steam,” Universal (pdf/puz)

  • 12/30/19: The Los Angeles Times Crossword (pdf)

 

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