Manage episode 295412647 series 2927391
A challenging but fair Saturday crossword, with quite a few "today-I-learned" moments. For example, 10A, "The Metamorphosis" protagonist, SAMSA, the very interesting 15A, Person who will do anything for you, in modern slang, RIDEORDIE (!), 26D, Nintendo offering with more than 10 installments, MARIOPARTY, and the revelation that the answer to 20A, Bridge, e.g., PASTIME, is spelled with only one T. Who knew? Speaking of spelling, 37A, Birthplace of Ivan Turgenev, OREL, is spelled ORYOL according to Wikipedia, so, who knows?