Funnybook Babylon: The Crossword Puzzle!

Posted by Chris Eckert on Sunday, May 5th, 2013 at 01:17:25 PM


Forget podcasts: all the cool kids are doing crossword puzzles now! And unlike Wally, you don’t even have to have a near-death experience and find one in a gutter to be a cool kid!

This is my first attempt at making a puzzle, and there are half a dozen clues that I deserve to get kicked in the nuts for using. In fact, one of them involves kicking someone in the nuts! These shameful clues/’words’ are indicated in red.

Download the puzzle in PDF or PUZ today!


It also occurs to me that a couple of the clues are incredibly obscure. Here are two IMPORTANT HINTS. Everything else should be easy to Google if you are some kind of cheater.

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  1. Hey, just wanted to let you know that I’m slowly working through this (though I had to cheat like crazy so far, guess I don’t do crossword puzzles often enough). Right now I need a hint for 54-Across — the only phrase I can think of that would fit is “People die when they are killed” but (a) that’s just too damn many letters and (b) I don’t think it’s well known outside of the anime fandom, and even there it’s still not that popular.

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