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Try our crossword puzzle about Madison news

Test your knowledge on local news and happenings from the past few months with this crossword puzzle.

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Have you been keeping up with local news? | Photo by 608today

Just like that, we’re already five months into 2024.

While we still catch ourselves writing 2023 instead of 2024, Madison has embraced the new year and all it has to offer. From new business openings, exciting development updates, and the arrival of a cicada super brood later this year, we’ve covered a lot of news so far.

The question is: how well have you been reading our newsletter? Try this crossword to test your knowledge of this year’s Madison news and happenings thus far. Note: Some answers are two words, and we omitted any punctuation marks from the puzzle.

Stumped? Here are a few extra clues:

  • 2 down: A UW-Madison building and market are named after this man.
  • 9 across: This is another word for eggplant.
  • 11 down: The zoo’s newest addition accompanies its other red panda, Bandit.
  • 4 down: This could technically be considered a fruit.

We’ll reveal the answers in an upcoming newsletter, so stay tuned.