The Crossword Revolution Is Upon Us | Time

A long-overdue profile on USA Today crossword editor and prolific puzzle constructor Erik Agard, who is working to break the feedback loop of white-, male- and Euro-centric crossword fills. I love Erik's grids, which always have a feeling of freshness to them. I also love, as this profile shows, that he sees crosswords as a place to introduce new concepts, not just reaffirm the things you already know.


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