NYT Crossword Decision Puzzles Many

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New York Times’ decision to drop support for the most popular crossword file format has left enthusiasts puzzled. Up until this decision, NYT’s online crossword puzzles used the “.puz” file format, which could be downloaded and loaded onto programs such as Across Lite and Puzzazz for on the go and offline solving. But they’ve gone much further than dropping the file format; they seem to be killing the entire ecosystem, deleting their archive of puz files, which had puzzles dating back to 1993. Read full article here

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