April 16, 2024 - "Climbing the Corporate Ladder" - Kaye Barton, edited by Matthew Luter

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Puzzle Notes

Dear friends:

Ready to move up in the world, solvers? We've got for you today a 6x17 puzzle from roster member Kaye Barton titled "Climbing the Corporate Ladder." We can't promise you the corner office of your dreams, but this one could get you on the fast track in that direction (and hopefully not the opposite way ... you'll see).

Please note: This puzzle features a barred grid, so there's no puz file attached. You'll find a jpz in addition to the usual pdf.

Kaye says: "This puzzle is the result of a literal shower thought; I didn't know if I could come up with a workable grid to pull off the gimmick, but the barred/blocked combo made it happen! Please enjoy the structure, forgive the capitalist narrative, and remember that your self-worth is not tied to your productivity."

Headed to your inbox next week: midis from roster member Deanne Cliburn and a guest constructor.

Thanks and happy solving,

Your friends at Lil AVC X

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