Fox News Makes Appearance in Today’s NY Times Crossword

By A.J. Katz 

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The New York Times gave a shout out to Fox News and its afternoon anchor in today’s New York Times Crossword. Clue No. 43-Across in today’s puzzle: “Shep Smith’s channel.”

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This isn’t Smith’s first appearance in the NY Times Crossword. Clue No. 29-Across in the December 29, 2014 puzzle was: “Fox News anchor Smith.”

FNC has appeared in the Crossword multiple times in 2016. Here are some of those instances:

  • July 30, No. 3-Down (5 letters): “Feature of CNN or Fox News.”
  • September 25, No. 45-Across (5 letters): “Van Susteren formerly of Fox News.”
  • October 3, No. 26-Across (3 letters): “___ News (Roger Ailes’s former channel).”
  • November 18, No.3-Down (6 letters): “Radio’s “The Alan ___ Show.”