NYT Crossword: Young Solvers Make Crosswords a Pastime for Everyone

A new generation of crossword enthusiasts has changed the way that puzzles are discussed. And they are determined to make their pastime a space where all are welcome.

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Willie Norris Has Some Words for Us

A Brooklyn designer with many messages (and many different kinds of fans).

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Read This If You’re Clueless About Discord

Two avid readers from South Africa show what they find special about this talking and texting app.

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Discord, a Chat App for Gamers, Said to Have Discussed Deal With Microsoft

An acquisition of Discord, which could top $10 billion, would buttress Microsoft’s gaming business, as video gaming has boomed in the pandemic.

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Hackers Tell the Story of the Twitter Attack From the Inside

Several people involved in the events that took down Twitter this week spoke with The Times. What might have been a pursuit of Bitcoin spun out of control.

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