### Taking Inventory

By Tom Toce
Ten across answers are too long by one letter.

### OK Boomer

By Tom Toce
I was born in 1956, the height of the baby boom.

### Sometimes You Don’t Have a Clue

By Tom Toce
Six entries are unclued. You will be able to figure out the entries through the crossed letters and with the knowledge that they pertain to subject matter that often appears in this magazine.

By Tom Toce
Once again we have a puzzle created by Bob Fink and Jerry Miccolis.

### Crypto Acrostic

By Tom Toce
This issue’s puzzle was created by Bob Fink and Jerry Miccolis, two of my regular test solvers.

### Six and One

By Tom Toce
I wasn’t sure it could be done, but here is the last in our rolling a seven series, six and one.

### Five and Two

By Tom Toce
I promised I would try the other ways to get a roll of seven, so I present here the next-easier way, two-five.

### Rolling A Seven

By Tom Toce
Growing up, I heard the phrase “to roll a seven” as a euphemism for death. Someone “rolling a seven” meant the same thing as “buying the farm,” “kicking the bucket,” etc.

### Apt Combinations

By Tom Toce
Since this puzzle is published in an actuarial publication, I sometimes remember to put things in that pertain to the profession.

### Fewer Cryptic Squares

By Tom Toce
The previous puzzle was “Cryptic Squares,” and I was going to call this one “More Cryptic Squares.” But “Cryptic Squares” had eight 5 x 5 word squares and hence 80 clues—and I’m not making that mistake again!