Another great year!

FOR CROSSWORD PUZZLES ONLY AND SPECIFICALLY.

Given that the vast majority of the potential solving public spent most of the year stuck indoors for reasons, we spent a whole lotta time filling in grids. A few new features debuted, the tournament scene shifted online, charity projects proliferated…

The Supreme Court’s casual anteroom. Enter CLARENCE THOMAS, RUTH BADER GINSBURG, STEPHEN BREYER, JOHN ROBERTS, SAMUEL ALITO, SONIA SOTOMAYOR, ELENA KAGAN, NEIL GORSUCH, and BRETT KAVANAUGH.

JOHN ROBERTS.

Oyez, oyez, oyez! Once more we meet

Reviewing what to view, deciding what

We shall decide ourselves in judgment high.

More cases…

Shakespeare’s Trump, Act III, Scene III

IVANKA TRUMP and JARED KUSHNER sit at the head of a dinner-table, with DONALD TRUMP JR. in the middle and ERIC TRUMP near its foot. No chairs are empty.

IVANKA.

I think we must attend the funeral.

Our absence would insult th’aristocrats.

Whilst Sir…

Enter BREITBART REPORTER. Enter BANNON.

BREITBART REPORTER.

Congratulations, sire, on your return

To Brietbart journalism, your root-soil,

Though some yardsticks would say you never left.

We true conservatives have serv’d the cons

To pros’ prosaic milkblood government,

In words assaulting feminazi Jews,

The gun-controlling diaper-soiling brats,

The anti-Nazi Nazis, Muslims…

Charlottesville’s Robert E. Lee Memorial. Enter BAXTER with hooded PROTESTORS, carrying Confederate flags, swastikas.

BAXTER.

A babe, whose w’s are l’s and r’s,

Hath thus one word for white and light and right,

And knoweth more than th’overeducates

Who learn to hate the soil that spawn’d their blood.

Our hue…

T Campbell

Writer of comics, crosswords and all manner of things.

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