You found the new e-den of me, Patrick Blindauer! I’m a professional crossword puzzle maker with over 60 puzzles published in the New York Times. I’m also one of the 10 constructors featured in Will Shortz’s Favorite Puzzlemakers.

Click around, explore the virtual nooks and crannies, and let me know if there’s anything I can do to make your brain happier while you’re here.

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My Piece of Cake Crosswords are perfect for beginners or those who want a gentle mental diversion.

My Puzzlefests are packets of crossword puzzles with a final answer, and they present a much trickier challenge. There are seven available for purchase now, and the most recent one has a Broadway theme! #jazzhands

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[Patrick is] one of the greats in crosswording.Will Shortz
Patrick is known for his devilishly clever


I create a weekly easy crossword, which is delivered directly into your inbox every Monday morning. More info

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I have 7 Puzzlefests (interconnected xwords with a final answer) available now. The Broadway-themed one just launched! More info

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Hire me to make you a Custom Crossword as a gift for a special occasion, or as a way to promote a corporate event. More Info