[Ads-l] [ADS-M] The ADS in the NYT crossword

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Tue Nov 7 08:37:17 EST 2017


Thanks, Walt. And in case you missed it, Tom McCoy had a
grammatical-diversity-themed puzzle in the Times back in March.

http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=31827
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/26/crosswords/police-operation-ngram-rubber-grammarian.html
https://www.xwordinfo.com/Crossword?date=3/27/2017

On Tue, Nov 7, 2017 at 6:38 AM, Walt Wolfram <wolfram at ncsu.edu> wrote:

> Wonderful, Ben, and kudos. I feel like we're beginning a multi-venued
> approach to increasing awareness to and appreciation for language
> diversity. Thanks for your part.
>
> Walt
>
> On Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 11:43 PM, Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> The American Dialect Society gets a nice shout-out in Tuesday's New York
>> Times crossword by Greg Poulos. More than a shout-out, actually: the puzzle
>> is actually ADS-themed.
>>
>> After you've solved it, you can read my commentary in the NYT's Wordplay
>> column. (Or just skip to the column if you don't mind the spoilers.)
>>
>> https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/06/crosswords/daily-puzzle-2
>> 017-11-07.html
>>
>> --bgz
>>
>>
>>

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