The Quadricentennial Puzzle

It seems everyone is going Quad-crazy as this year marks the 400th anniversary of Hudson’s and Champlain’s legendary voyages down their eponymous bodies of water. (Throw in Fulton’s 200th commemorating his little steamboat adventure, and we’ve got a party!) So it’s no surprise that local radio host and quizmaster extraordinaire, Gary Cee, whipped up this special puzzle to honor all the hullabaloo. Test your knowledge of local lore with this clever crossword — or try your hand at one of Gary Cee’s other puzzle, “Across and Down the Valley.”


The Quadricentennial Puzzle


  • Click on image (below) to download PDF to your desktop (you may need Adobe Acrobat 5 or higher)
  • Open "Quad Puzzle Qs"
  • To print, select "File" to open drop-down menu
  • Select "Print" (one page)

Don’t have a printer? Try this puzzle on-line. Click here if you want to take a sneak peek at the answers (we won’t tell).

Quad puzzle


Gary Cee is the program director and afternoon host at 101.5 WPDH. This is his second puzzle for Hudson Valley. The New York Times has accepted three of his puzzles.


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