ACROSS 2. Address of casa de Borges, now restaurant 4. Watching _____ _____ 6. If— author 9.

pseudonym: Benito ______ _____ 11. Argentine cowboy 15. Argentine countryside 17. Papers co-author 23. an abomination 24. calle now called Jorge Luis Borges 25. anti-Boedo gang 29. BA neighborhood and Borges poem 33. ______ _______ Report 36. 1st catalogued Menard’s writings, (woman with Protestant leanings) 37. Also called ‘Georgie’ 40. Penguin translator 42. fake world 43. Translator/collaborator (last name) 45. Borges story, same title as Chekov and Conrad stories 47. su país 49. letter and single point 50. On Exactitude in Science quotation author 52. ‘Enormous Wings’ author 59. not downdike 60. ‘The Cruel Redeemer’ 64. Influence for 1st story in Papers 65. protagonist in El Sur 66. McSweeney’s author, Borges stayed at his house in Iowa 67. pseudonym, famous for his Crónicas 70. ___________’s Memory 71. _________ Search 74. Borges literary biographer (first name) 75. his fav. animal 76. abuela 77. A Hunger Artist author 80. owner of the Aleph 81. Isidro Parodi’s favorite drink 82. The Sect of the ________ 84. ‘The Disinterested Killer’ 86. life-long collaborator 88. Three versions of ______ 92. his nickname 93. Borges’s Metamorphosis protagonist 95. 1st author Borges translated 98. imprisoned detective 100. appointed Borges meat inspector 101. Burton’s masterwork 102. “Now despise me” 103. San Francisco publishing house, publishes Borgesian writing today 105. municipal library 106. shared Formentor Prize 107. ‘Imaginary’ book with di Giovanni 108. ‘The Masked Dyer’ 109. This Craft of _____ 110. Library of _____ 111. Editor of “ephemeral Surrealist journal” 112. Man on ____ ______ 113. Minotaur’s home

DOWN 1. “Free art from its decrepit state” 3. Papers co-author 4. Borges’s favorite story 5. Narrator of The House of Asterion 7. “Paradise will be a type of ______” 8. Object of obsession 10. G.K. __________ 12. minor poet, Borges biography 13. Borges translator, published in McSweeney’s 5 14. published Borges in Sur 16. Kubla Khan author 18. autobiographical story about a secret society 19. The Time Machine author 20. Borges publisher in English 21. Mystic Rabbinic school of thought 22. ‘The Improbable Imposter’ 26. Interviewed Borges in mid-80s (Berkeley prof.) 27. Borges and Joyce scholar at DVC 28. man with amazing memory 30. British Borges biographer 31. man “spurred into thought” 32. Pierre Menard’s book 34. Member of the Argentine Academy 36. British arabist 38. one week (book title) 39. ‘The thinking man’s publishing house’ 44. The Nights of ___________ 46. 2nd wife 48. ‘The Scrivener’ 51. Fundación internacional JLB address 53. famous gaucho poem 54. now Viejo, Soho, and Hollywood 56. Borges screenplay 57. Artemio Cruz author 58. Borges apartment 61. ____’s paradox 62. Maps and Legends author 63. vacation spot with Bioy Casares 67. philosopher, town, and great university 68. Borges translated this Woolf book 69. animal in El Sur 72. real collection of Salman Rushdie’s essays 73. language Borges studied with Kodama 78. The Order of Things author references Borges 79. ‘Purveyor of Iniquities’ 83. Borges story with woman with red hair 85. Death and the Compass detective 86. black girl in Borges’s Metamorphosis 87. A Personal Anthology translator 89. where Borges went on a hot air balloon trip 90. one of 1st newspapers to publish Borges 91. wrote an invective against Paul Valéry 94. segundo cuento en 1975 collection 95. American poet, influenced Borges’s 1st poem 96. Cafe near Plaza de Mayo 97. Jewish writer in Death and the Compass 99. Borges’s breakout collection 104. Borges was 1st Argentine to read Joyce book

The Garden of Forking Words: The World’s Largest and Most Difficult Jorge Luis Borges-themed Crossword Puzzle
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Notes for solving the puzzle: Most answers are in English, with some in Spanish. All answers, even 2-word answers appear without spaces or special punctuation. Write accented letters without accents. “Papers” refers to Papers for the Suppression of Reality, and any references to “his” refer to Jorge Luis Borges.

Grid designed by Tyler Hinman. Clues and answers by Matt Werner. Included in Papers for the Suppression of Reality, ISBN 978-0-9826898-0-6