The McKinsey Crossword

Sharpen your problem-solving skills the McKinsey way, with our weekly crossword. Each puzzle is created with the McKinsey audience in mind, and includes a subtle (and sometimes not-so-subtle) business theme for you to find. Answers that are directionally correct may not cut it if you’re looking for a quick win. Either play the interactive version, or if you like putting pen(cil) to paper, download and print when you’re ready to engage. Find past puzzles on our collection page and check back each Tuesday for a new puzzle or, better yet, sign up to get an alert each week when the next challenge is ready.

Happy 300th Birthday! | No. 131

– 57-Across: He was born in Scotland circa June 1723

T for Two, Five Ways | No. 130

– 17-Across: Conversation during a meal

“You’ll C” | No. 129

– 36-Across: Technology that can help achieve net‑zero emissions (and a hint to this puzzle’s theme)

“Ch-Ching!” | No. 128

– 70-Across: Nickname of boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Moving the Needle | No. 127

– 37-Across: Thing to move the needle on in this puzzle’s theme

Differing Tastes | No. 126

– 65-Across: With 66- and 67-Across, what you might say to somebody who questions your taste in food

Coming to a Head | No. 125

– 17-Across: Car-crashing competition

TV Time | No. 124

– 70-Across: Years on television, and a hint to this puzzle’s theme

Broadcast Hours | No. 123

– 60-Across: What lies ahead for businesses ... and the theme of this crossword

It Takes Two | No. 122

– 9-Down: With 64-Across, introductory pronouns for many

Pasta Perfect | No. 121

– 11-Down: Film genre of A Fistful of Dollars

Room for Expansion | No. 120

– 58-Across: Place where businesses can expand ... and the theme of this crossword
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