Today's puzzle is from artist and activist Parker "ardbo ardbo" Higgins
! Parker loves to indulge my ridiculous crossword ideas, so anything particularly bizarre from me can probably be traced back to a text from him saying "yeah sure go for it!"
Parker says: "Fun wide-open grid that may play a little hard today-- we'll see! Thanks as always to Malaika for the 7xwords project, which I recently described in an interview as conceptually in conversation
" with my own weird software. If you liked or hated this, come heckle me and Ross on our crossword Twitch stream, Cursewords Live