August 24, 2022 - "We Get Letters" - Brendan Emmett Quigley, edited by Ben Tausig

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Puzzle Notes

Dear friends,

This week's Classic is by Brendan Emmett Quigley, and called "We Get Letters" at 2.5/5 difficulty. Fun fact: Brendan has been constructing for the AVCX since the beginning, which means sixteen years now. He's a national treasure.

One more plug here for Lollapuzzoola, the greatest summertime crossword tournament ever held on a Saturday in August. This year's tournament will take place concurrently in New York City and online on Saturday, August 27. The extravaganza is hosted by Brian Cimmet, Brooke Husic, and Sid Sivakumar, and features puzzles and games from over a dozen different creators. Visit for more information and to purchase tickets.

Look out for the cryptic next!

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