Jam Bands - Thursday, September 12 WSJ Crossword

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Jam Bands - Thursday, September 12 WSJ Crossword


Post by damefox » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:42 am

NOTE: Minor spoilers, don't read if you want to go in unbiased.

Come on, WSJ. This is one of the only crosswords I've seen that doesn't have a rebus option for solving online. Very frustrating. The technology exists (see The Washington Post's Sunday crosswords, for example). Is anyone else frustrated by this/has anyone found a workaround (besides printing it out)? Entering only the first letter is not a good solution - makes it very difficult to keep track of things.

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Post by GlennG » Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:35 pm

I usually remake the WSJ puzzle as it comes out in PUZ file in one source into a rebus after the fact. But 9 times out of 10 I usually print it out, so it doesn't bother me.

What bothered me more, truthfully was the Natick in the Northeast.

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Post by BarbaraK » Thu Sep 12, 2019 5:23 pm

Yes, I agree. Find it odd that WSJ puzzles sometimes have rebuses and their site doesn’t handle it while I don’t remember ever seeing one in the LA Times and their site would allow it.

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