Art Director: Yiling Cao
Copywriter: Jacob Shipley
How can the New York Times Crossword, a puzzle often attempted solo or seen as inaccessible, bring people together?
We all have the crossword in common. No matter what your interests or background may be, chances are you’re represented somewhere on the New York Times Crossword. Whether you’re a baseball fanatic, a geography nerd, or just some guy from Baltimore, there’s a clue on the puzzle you can solve.
By teaming up and doing the crossword together, people from different backgrounds can learn more about each other, more about the world around them, and of course, have a better chance at solving the puzzle.