NYTimes Crossword

Thank you @cheryldell 🐝 

A shout out to Cheryl Dell, Publisher and President of The Sacramento Bee 🐝, who has heard my complaints about the recurrently missing shaded squares in our beloved New York Times crossword puzzle. She researched and discovered the source of the problem [blame falls to a transmission error from the Syndicate], and commits to a fix by the end of this week. Kudos to Ms. Dell for being a responsive executive, and tending swiftly to the concerns of her readership. 

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On 6/13/2016 I wrote: 

Dear Ms. Dell: 

Perhaps you are not a cruciverbalist, as am I. But rest assured, my point is valid, and complaint long in the making. 

I Blog (for fun) about the New York Times crossword puzzle. I have a unique take, as I daily purchase The Sacramento Bee, and complete the syndicated puzzle, which trails first publication in the NYT by five weeks for the Mon-Sat puzzles. 

Unfortunately for me (and for all the dedicated followers of the NYTimes crossword puzzle amongst your readership), your paper recurrently misprints the New York Times crossword puzzle. 

……

Your ever faithful (if minutely partial) fan, 

Aaron Swickard 

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On June 14, 2016, Cheryl Dell responded: 

Aaron-

Thanks for bringing this to our attention. It turns out that there was a problem in the transmission of this feature from the syndicate to us. We expect to have it fixed by the end of the week.  

Regards,

Cheryl Dell
CHERYL DELL

PUBLISHER & PRESIDENT

The Sacramento Bee 

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