Lovely collab this week at the Classic from Kate Chin Park and Rich Proulx called "Network Error," at 4/5 difficulty.
Kate Chin Park (she/her) is an assistant crossword editor at the New Yorker whose puzzles have appeared in newspapers, crossword outlets, tournaments, and These Puzzles Fund Abortion Too. She publishes very easy midis weekly at crosswordclub.com, and posts indie puzzles more occasionally on her blog, crosswords schmosswords. Kate lives in Oakland with her partner (who is better than her at solving puzzles) and her cat (who is worse).
Rich Proulx (he/him) is a crossword constructor with publications in most mainstream venues and on his indie site Proulx's Clues. He's a former Federal Investigator with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and has a YouTube channel for people who have experienced employment discrimination.
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