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

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Tue Nov 7 13:22:19 EST 2017


Is the puzzle online (unsolved) anywhere?  Or do you have to have a NYT subscription?

Here is a solved version, with author comments:

https://www.xwordinfo.com/Crossword?date=11/7/2017


> -----Original Message-----
> From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Ben Zimmer
> Sent: Tuesday, November 07, 2017 7:37 AM
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: Re: [ADS-M] The ADS in the NYT crossword
> 
 
> 
> 
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> 
> 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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