Originally from New York, Beth (pictured) is a librarian, writer and artist living in Los Angeles. Her crossword construction journey began in 2019 and her puzzles have been published in Universal Crosswords and The Crosswords Club. As a young sleuth, she was inspired by Alvin’s Secret Code and Harriet the Spy and continues to be intrigued by collecting information and solving puzzles. Trent Evans is a clinical psychologist practicing in Catonsville, MD. He lives with his wife and four teenagers and in his spare time constructs crossword puzzles and plays piano and trumpet. His crosswords have been published in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Chronicle of Higher Education, Andrews McMeel Universal Syndicate, and the American Values Crossword Club. He also publishes puzzles on his indie crossword site, Grid Therapy (gridtherapy.com).