How To Get Started Out Fixing The New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Mondays have the most straightforward clues and Saturday clues are the most vague or involve the most wordplay.
That doesn’t mean that you can’t work your way toward solving a late-week puzzle – and we recommend that you do, because they’re fun – but it takes experience and patience.
Just to drive the point home, let’s take a look at the difference between a Monday clue and a late-week clue for a popular crossword entry.
Your officemate keeps bragging about his ability to finish The New York Times Crossword.
Some later-week puzzle clues may require specialized knowledge.

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