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8 puzzles by Adam Wagner
with Will Shortz comments

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Adam Wagner

Adam Wagner, originally of Long Island, New York, is a creative lead at Patreon helping creators get paid for their work. In previous lives, Adam has also been a writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a viral YouTuber, a game show champion, and an applied math major at Brown University.

Adam currently lives in Oakland, CA, with his wife, son, and a few thousand honeybees.

Thu 5/5/2022
FIBKORUNASGSA
AHAADDSALTOCD
MATHTEACHERLIE
IDSAYCORDEN
STIRSOONPEEN
HONSPIRALONCE
COOLDUDEREX
SLITETONACC
DEARTRIPSTAO
TOQUEHULASIMP
ELUDEEPITTOPS
CLEESEEUR
HINTTRIALDATES
SECTSUNFLOWERS
SEEYESTERYEAR
Tue 3/22/2022
GEAREDASPWAZE
ULTIMALOUAGOG
FATBOYSLIMFROG
FIEEARPFESS
ANNFSHEEPLE
WEDIDITEDGEDUP
RARESISITME
ECHOOTHERROAR
SEENINHBOGO
PERFUMEONENESS
HIDALGOEAPU
SKOLIMOKSAN
CANIDISSENTERS
ATONERELIAISE
BERGNAEMAGNET
POW Thu 2/3/2022
ADZSMUGESPANA
TAOAONETEACUP
FLODOWNJACKETS
IAMBDERULOLTE
RISESDESIRAYS
SLIDINTAZO
TANNAOMIEKES
MOMENTOFTRUTH
ANEWHAYAOHED
NYSESTRIPE
ILSAALFAHOOHA
NOTITLLDOOPED
CROSSYOURTSIRS
ANGLERBETAADE
SAYYESSPOTNSA
POW Sun 11/21/2021 SCREEN SHARING
DILATESPOGOALTFEMA
ECOCIDEAWAYTOEAXIS
FROMDUSKTILLDAWNBONK
TYPEAAEONELLSITEM
SLUMDOGMILLIONAIRE
ASSRESTOWLFRANC
HATFULCROSSEGOFOR
OCEANSELEVENASHIMO
OHARAGEMSDSLITISNT
TAKELEAVEPEWTRYTHIS
WEDDINGCRASHERS
CANARDSDOSNEEDALIFT
SHORTIYSLPEERNORAH
IOSEREINHERENTVICE
SKIPSESSAYSUSENET
RERANETSACTIADA
THEGODFATHERPARTII
ABELSARAERIETOPAZ
TOBEPICTUREINPICTURE
AGOGOREGULLINHALED
ROBSTEDHESSDAYSPAS

Adam Wagner, of Oakland, Calif., is a senior copywriter for an ad agency in San Francisco. He got interested in crossword constructing a few years ago after he saw puzzles by some of his former Brown University classmates appearing in The Times.

The idea for this one came to him one night when he was in bed ("second only to the shower in terms of where my best ideas come"). He got up and spent the rest of the night finding theme examples.

Thu 8/5/2021
MEGAHIMOMOTIS
ALESOPERATRAP
OFTHEWORLDSEGA
ABELMEDIBRR
APRILBAASKEET
LIONDRINKLIKEA
ESOBRADSHAW
CAMERAANIMAL
WENTCOLDAXE
HOLECOVERSOMIT
APISHGNCGLASS
RENTOUTIMDB
INKYBEATSADEAD
BETAISUZUOAHU
ODORSTREPGRID
Sun 5/30/2021 GAME OVER
RADNERSOTSSEAMSBFA
ASIAGONCAACLIOAWARD
PHAROSITLLHIMALAYAS
COLEADVOCATEDBETAS
DRIPSEEMDOMESSCRIM
SENTSLOGPESOSHEED
IMAMMACJRDABEARS
HOTCOCOARHODAVID
ANAWENTBYEBYEONEIDA
RAMDORICANTIDOTES
ARETUTINKERIRSABC
SURFINUSAMIDASLTE
SNAILSINBADSHAPEION
DETERRTEAMEXCARD
EGGDROPMYERSOATH
LEARWEIRDSOTUALLY
ITSOKENJOYJESULIEU
FLUESDONOTOPENKONG
BRINGITINSHUECUANDO
TENDERAGEHIREUNREEL
WEELEGOSINNSTITLED

Adam Wagner, of Oakland, Calif., is a senior copywriter for an ad agency in San Francisco. He says his real No. 1 job, though, as of about two months ago, is being a first-time dad.

Adam solves the Times crossword aloud every night with his son cuddled next to him — "so I imagine he's one of the few people alive who can claim that he literally has a lifelong New York Times crossword solving streak."

Thu 4/29/2021
WOOFORCABATHS
HURLWINGUSEUP
ITWOULDBEASHAME
SPOUTSCOPEROD
KURTZLPSORB
STSHILDAIFMY
SERRANOROLFE
HAIKUWERE
COYERPINESAP
TOBEBRENTPIP
HMSSAOWISER
RECALIGPONCHO
ONESYLLABLETOOL
BONUSELLAERLE
SWEETDAMNREED
Tue 4/20/2021
RAJAHGIZASMOG
ACURAANINHAHN
MAIMSBONDOLGA
PICBEERGROWLER
EARLDEETEEL
SUBWOOFERRITZY
PAARPARHAH
AERATEDROSETTA
TISBUMAARP
EGESTBOBBARKER
VOLLORIRUDE
ELITEYELPERHIP
ROXYVEERODORS
SNIPEZRAROMAS
OGREYESMAGENT