Here’s some big news we missed on New Year’s Day: the New York Times’ crossword puzzle editor tweeted one of those “I’m sorry if you were offended” apologies for the “distraction” caused by a puzzle answer.

“Distracted by side issues?” And he even said it was a “fine” puzzle — just like when Trump said there were fine Nazis in Charlottesville! And this guy is the word police of the puzzle section. Get him!