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When You Can't See the Trees

Mar 02, 2017 - The New York Times

THURSDAY PUZZLE -- It is particularly elegant when a crossword constructor ties the entire set of clues to the puzzle itself, and it's hard to do. We've seen it before, as in this puzzle, where all of the clue begin with the letter L, and all of the black squares form L shapes.

Today's puzzle by Peter ''The New York Times Crossword Ends Tomorrow Ha Ha Just Kidding'' Gordon is a true sleight-of-hand feat, which will make you slap your forehead at the beginning of the solve and then slap you...