Cornellian Crossword: 5-8-77

Celebrate an iconic moment in Big Red history with this tough puzzle! (Don’t worry: we have hints for you!)


Scroll down—with no fear of spoilers—for links to two hints.

‘Big Red Begonias / Fire on the Hill’ • by Beth Saulnier

Hint #1: This puzzle has an element that is familiar to experienced cruciverbalists, but which casual solvers may not recognize. To answer appropriately, first press “CONTROL-I.” (Widows users also have the option of using the “Insert” key.)

Hint #2: The themed squares celebrate an iconic event on East Hill.

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📄 5-8-77 Crossword ✔ 5-8-77 Solution

Special thanks to our test solver, Ted Boscia!

Published April 26, 2023

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