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NY Times Crossword Features Ultimate In 1-Across With Great Clue

Today’s New York Times crossword puzzle starts solvers off with an interesting first clue for the seven letter 1-across: “Ultimate necessity?”

Maybe you guessed it. Spoiler alert: FRISBEE.

The NYT crossword blog also talks a bit about the clue (along with a picture from the Madison Radicals/Buzz Bullets game.

Originally published at: http://ultiworld.com/livewire/ny-times-crossword-features-ultimate-1-across-great-clue/

Interesting tidbit - one of the NYT crossword puzzle authors is an ultimate player from Seattle. Jeff Chen. Not sure if he plays anymore but he spent many years on one of Seattle’s great rec teams - Ghengis Khan Wild.