Here’s a pre-contest puzzle for you to try. Solve using the Crossword Compiler applet below, download a pdf, or use Across Lite. The meta is a game that a certain pop star wants to play naked (at least according to her lyrics). Send in your answer below.
Backslash by Pete Muller
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This contest is closed. You can view the solution here.