Will Shortz: 756, Larry: 1

2 08 2010

It had only taken him three weeks, but Larry had finally completed his first ever Sunday New York Times crossword puzzle.  For two years now, he had tried every week in vain to finish the puzzle, with varying degrees of success.  Sometimes he would only figure out a handful of words, other times he might make it through half the squares, only to be confounded by some obscure line like a 12 letter word for “Mongolian yak harness.”  But finally, finally, he’d finished an entire Sunday crossword, and he was so proud of himself he felt he might burst.  To some, this might seem like an insignificant accomplishment, but to Larry, this was cause for celebration.

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3 08 2010
Billy O

Hooray for Larry. I’m still working on yesterday’s puzzle.

3 08 2010
Mildred

Aw! Well done – I am having a glass of champagne in celebration – cheers 🙂

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