Rose Sloan is a computer scientist living in New York. They have been constructing crosswords since 2021 and have had puzzles in venues including USA Today, LA Times, and Inkubator, as well as being part of the editing team for Lil AVCX. In their limited free time, they enjoy knitting and playing Dungeons and Dragons. Will Eisenberg has had a lifelong love of language and wordplay. He has recently taken the leap from solving crosswords to constructing them. Professionally, he plays and teaches French horn. He is the current 3rd horn of Orchestra Iowa and a founding member of the Minnesota Horn Quartet. Will has performed extensively at home and abroad, from New York to Italy and China, including solo performances at Ted Mann Concert Hall in Minneapolis, and the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage in Washington, D.C.