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.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month | No. 76

– 50-Down: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings star Simu

May Flowers | No. 75

– 4-Down: Appreciate what is often ignored

The Kentucky Derby | No. 74

– 11-Down: What the Kentucky Derby winner can win by also winning the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes

World Laughter Day | No. 73

– 69-Across: Sounds heard on World Laughter Day (celebrated in 2022 on May 1)

Nonbinary | No. 72

– 30 down: Like a person whose identity isn’t fixed ... and the theme of this crossword

Thank You, Uncle Sam | No. 71

– 57 across: Thing that can save you money around now ... and the theme of this puzzle

All Alliterative | No. 70

– 27 across: Developing discontinuously

What do you make of it | No. 69

– 70 across: Car make whose models include the ends of 17-, 27-, 37-, 47-, and 62-Across

“Ouch!” | No. 68

– 25 across: Persuasion by means of moral pressure

Excellence | No. 67

– 1 across: ___ Excellence (book out today by Carolyn Dewar, Scott Keller, and Vikram Malhotra subtitled The [18-Across] That [26-Across] the [45-Across] [57-Across])

International Women’s Day | No. 66

– 28 across: International Women’s Day hashtag in 2022

Goldilocks Zone | No. 65

– 65 across: Face adversity bravely ... and the theme of this puzzle
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