An adult male corpse in a building put, fast-decaying due to added acid, is identified because of a rare surgery as the lading US newspaper crossword author. He was estranged from his wife, had his fingers broken by illegal gambling website bookie Richie Williams, was stalked by his young biographer Emory Stewart and received threats from college study mate Donald McKeon, a less successful colleague, one of whose puzzles was published under the master's name, as turned out because his memory was falling prey to Alzheimer. The late Lance's son, Seeley, is born to Daisy, who soon regrets following the advice of 'doula' (birth coach) Valentina dolefully.
Did You Know?
Actor Sam Lloyd appears as an author of puzzles. Sam Loyd (with one L) was a legendary puzzle-maker of the 19th century, who is often cited as an inspiration by New York Times and NPR puzzler Will Shortz. See more
Angela stated that she had a epidural when she gave birth to her son, however it was too late when she went into labor and she couldn't have one. See more
Well, the fracking people are freaking, right?
Bones End Theme
Written by Peter Himmelman See more