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Jan 25, 2022

He's back! This week, Brian is thrilled to welcome Ryan back into the studio for a show full of stories Hawaiian, deep dives ACEd, and thundery puzzles NewYorkTimesed. All that, plus there's a new contest crossword at https://bit.ly/fmi330con!

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Jan 18, 2022

While Ryan is still on vacation, Brian is once again joined by Ben "The Barnacle" Zimmer! Coming in a smidge shorter than last week's show, Ben and Brian spend most of the episode talking all about cryptic crosswords -- history, evolution, Twitch streaming, and a Thunder Round of some of their favorites from the past...


Jan 11, 2022

This week, Ryan is in Hawaii so Brian is joined by Ben "The Barnacle" Zimmer! It's a super-sized episode jam-packed with Word of the Year reflections, New York Times crosswords in the Thunder Round, a little behind-the-scenes at Daily Crossword Links, Wordle (the wildest new word puzzle craze), and an assortment of...


Jan 4, 2022

This week, Ryan and Brian try out a new recipe, dabble in a few mini puzzles, and attempt to learn what a double dactyl is. The amount of sock talk is out of proportion with the prominence of this week's artwork. Oh, and there's a contest crossword as well, which you can download at https://bit.ly/fmi326con

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Dec 28, 2021

This week, Ryan and Brian go diving with the EELs, ponder on life as an understudy, and rave about the MIT Mystery Hunt (which hasn't happen and which Brian is too scared to attend). There's a new contest crossword as well, which you can download at https://bit.ly/fmi326con

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