What’s a five letter word for bicycle capital of the Midwest? If you did the New York Times crossword or live in Xenia you’d likely know the answer.
A New York Times cruciverbalist, one who develops crosswords, has honored the Greene County seat by using its name in the March 11 puzzle for the 1 across clue: “Ohio town called the Bicycle Capital of the Midwest.”
City Planner Nimfa Simpson spotted the clue and sent out a copy of the paper’s puzzle today. The NYT crossword is known for increasing in difficulty each day of the week ending with the toughest puzzle on Sunday.
For a Wednesday puzzle this seems to be a pretty tough one for those not from the immediate area. How many of you knew Xenia’s claim to fame?