Despite such restraints, it's pretty safe to assume that there will be a bit of osculating (kissing) taking place either on- or offstage with "2 Across." After all, the play carries the subtitle "A New Comedy of Crosswords and Romance." It was written by Jerry Mayer, best known for his work on TV comedies, including "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "All in the Family" and "M*A*S*H." Patricia Bunce and Howard Schaffer play Janet and Josh. aboard the San Francisco subway BART, heading back into the city from the airport.
Mindel, a third-year student at Brooklyn Law School and a crossword devotee, worked the puzzle over brunch Wednesday at a restaurant, while Gottlieb, a lawyer, sat across from her, pretending to read the paper.Shortz, who had never met Gottlieb or personalized a puzzle before, liked the idea“Normally a crossword is something two-dimensional in the paper,” Shortz said.“In this case, it gave the puzzle a third dimension.Our site is updated daily with all Daily Themed Crossword Answers so whenever you are stuck you can always visit our site and find the solution for the question you are having problems solving! As marriage proposals go, this one was pretty puzzling.Like his character, Schaeffer worked in the family business for much of his life.Bunce's day job is as a licensed clinical counselor. And all four — the two actors and the two characters — have strong feelings about puzzle master Will Shortz.Both wear wedding rings, but neither is actually married.Despite the ruse on their fingers, they're both rather open to a new relationship.For most solvers, it’s just a regular good crossword puzzle. Answer: "smooch." Crossword clues and answers punctuate "2 Across," the play that runs this weekend at Theater Voices in Albany.