A crossword is found on the murdered owner of a burglarized art gallery. Tess, a Sentinel crossword editor, finds clues in crosswords. Eventually, detective Logan accepts her clues and help. Tess is also running a crossword tournament.
The body of a woman who had been missing for 3 years is found. Her husband, acquitted for lack of evidence but now seen as guilty, asks Alex for help. As she investigates for her podcast, a colleague investigates fishy river shipping.
Alex and 2 colleagues investigate a 1 year old, suspicious CO2 death at a vineyard, of the founder. His 2 sons inherited his 60% share. But a newly found, unsigned will gives all to 1 son. Is it murder? Is it the other son, his wife or...?
Boxes for Kenzer College are lit on fire on a truck. Later the Kenzer skull is stolen from an exhibition during the archaeologists'/ASAA conference. Then the president of ASAA is poisoned. Can Emma and her FBI friend catch the culprits?
A college professor teaching "Who Dunnit" fiction gets involved in the police investigation of the theft of a mega dollar research plant, the death of a student, disappearance of another and an alleged suicide.
When consumer news reporter, Ruby Herring stumbles onto a murder, the intrepid redhead inadvertently discovers a knack for crime solving. With the reluctant help of a handsome detective, Ruby finds a new career covering crime.
Psychologist and former prosecutor Hailey Dean aids her friend Detective Garland Fincher in investigating the murder of his former Marine friend. With a growing list of suspects who each ... See full summary »
A brilliant crossword puzzle editor (Chabert) finds her life turned upside-down when she is pulled into a police investigation after several of the clues in her recent puzzles are linked to unsolved crimes. Proving her innocence means leaving the comfort of her sheltered world and working with a tough police detective (Elliott), puzzling through clues together in order to crack the case, as the two are fish out of water in each other's worlds.Written by
Will Shortz - puzzle editor of The New York Times and NPR's Sunday morning puzzle-master - was among the writers and executive producers of this movie. He also made an uncredited appearance as a table tennis player, coming up to the main characters outdoors and asking to have his ping pong ball returned. See more »
The crossword at the beginning written in cursive is different than the one used later on. The first clue answer is bird - that agrees. However, the answers to clues 2 and 3 do not match. See more »