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16 puzzles with answers that float outside the grid

The solution to some crosswords requires you to think outside the box.

Click any thumbnail or date below to see how they work.

The constructors who can't stay within the lines:

Oliver Roeder Trenton Charlson Amanda Chung Karl Ni Morton J. Mendelson Jeff Chen Timothy Polin Eric Berlin Mark MacLachlan Andrew Ries Tom McCoy Kameron Austin Collins Brendan Emmett Quigley Sean Dobbin Kevan Choset David Kwong Randolph Ross

The 5 most recent grids:

Thu 3/31/2022
ATEDBRAHEHIMO
HOARPARESOPED
OUSTISLASMANE
RTTEACHERMEDUS
ASSENTNOFAT
TNUTFORESTS
ACEHORSEPGATOU
FOGTEALSIMAMS
OBAMARATONLEA
OBLETSNOPARKIN
TSELIOTPELE
TOYOUNIPPLE
CEMANDRYMARTIN
AVOWBABARIRON
SELAATARICANI
ERDYMENDSEPSO
Thu 5/20/2021
ENIDMOISTAWLS
LIFEALICELION
MAYAIDIOTELLA
EPONYMSREGULAR
REUSEASSSTIFF
SECSIXFEETAAS
PAPCOPSESML
ALTAUNDERCHAT
DECRYFIONA
ASHTREESPYSWAP
MISTYELISA
BRYNSEAMYORZO
SEDGESCIORDER
AARGHLESALTAR
RIISESORIAL
Thu 6/25/2020
BEAVGUYSODES
ATTICAREALOPE
GAVELWILTSNIT
WORKSLIKEACH
POPSOYAINT
LIONELIOTAIAN
ALLYBLONDEBOZO
SPINYCUDPANAM
MACYWHISTLEBLO
ANEAHOTHAZIER
HALOCAYNAE
GOOUTONALIMB
MARTPONEALIEN
OHSOETTATORSO
SUESDEERCAPN
Thu 2/7/2019
JEEPLOTSPRAMS
ACDCDAWNREGAL
BOILTRIOOMANI
TAKESTWOTOTAN
ZOMBIESYNEEGG
IRENTSMISSES
ODNIGHTIRENE
NOUNECUWIND
CARMENSANDIE
LFGAMETAXATE
ERLMASCTEARED
GOOVERTHEEDGE
ATBATAIDEESAU
THANESCANSAWS
OSLERHAMSAYES
Thu 9/6/2018
OSLOMIATAEMUS
SLAVECRUSNANA
SAVERHETTUZIS
OMARGOSEENETS
CHERERIC
JOSHESNOIDEA
ORCASSSNNAILS
CZARATEOFTEMP
KONGPRATEIDOS
ESPERANTO
SALSATAGANISE
ALAWICCANSMOD
TIPOFTHEICEBERG
ABILITYNARRATE
NINETYASANAS
The complete set:
DateAuthorTitle
Thu Mar 31, 2022Oliver Roeder
Thu May 20, 2021Trenton Charlson
Thu Jun 25, 2020Amanda Chung and Karl Ni
Thu Feb 7, 2019Morton J. Mendelson
Thu Sep 6, 2018Jeff Chen
Thu Dec 14, 2017Timothy Polin
Sun Aug 13, 2017Eric BerlinTHE MAGIC SHOW
Thu Dec 22, 2016Mark MacLachlan
Thu Jan 7, 2016Andrew J. Ries
Sun May 31, 2015Tom McCoyMAKING PROJECTIONS
Thu May 14, 2015Kameron Austin Collins
Thu May 16, 2013Brendan Emmett Quigley and Elizabeth Donovan
Thu Apr 19, 2012Sean Dobbin
Sat Apr 1, 2006Kevan Choset and David Kwong
Thu Jun 23, 2005Courtenay Crocker III
Thu Dec 8, 1994Randolph Ross