June 10, 2021 - "There Hugo Again!" by Lisa Grossman and Ada Lerner

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Puzzle Notes

Dear friends,

We have a double debut for you today, an inspired puzzle by talented newcomers Lisa Grossman and Ada Lerner.

Lisa Grossman writes about astronomy for a science magazine from a duplex outside of Boston, where she lives upstairs from Ada Lerner. She shares her half of the house with her husband, a toddler, and a dark matter cat. This is her first crossword. Find Lisa on Twitter at @astrolisa.

Ada Lerner teaches and researches computer science from a duplex outside of Boston, where they live downstairs from Lisa Grossman. They share their half of the house with their wife and with their dog, Matrix. This is their first crossword.

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Coming up next, on June 17, we have a lovely themeless offering from Lita and Tass Williams.

All best,
Laura, Tracy, Juliana, and Stella