My latest book of "Marching Bands" puzzles is finally out, and to celebrate why not post a brand new Marching Bands puzzle? Sounds like a great idea. If this puzzle is your thing, then there are 42 of them just like it in the book, and at a, um, backbreaking price of $5.36, what's your excuse? I didn't think you had one. So click away and buy two.
I give a shout out to a couple people in the introduction, but it bears repeating here on this blog. Huge thanks to Alex Boisvert for writing a boss program that assisted in the more complicated sections of the grids. Also, tip of the cap to Francis Heaney who not only vetted the book as it was being written but also offered a couple amazing seed entries. And last but not least, acknowledgments to Crossword Jesus Mike Shenk for creating the form in the first place. It blew my mind when I first saw these puzzles in Games Magazine, and I only hope that my puzzles do the same for you.
Buy the book. Share the puzzle. New one on Monday.