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.

Who’s the Boss? | No. 96

– 25-Across: Boss of a rental car company?

Cryptocurrencies | No. 95

– 67-Across: Word that can follow the highlighted words to make cryptocurrencies

Sidelight | No. 94

– 38-Across: Occupational phenomenon of extreme tiredness and reduced ability to regulate cognitive and emotional processes... and a hint to this puzzle’s theme

Quite Clever | No. 93

– 6-Down: Powerful emerging technology

CollegeTry | No. 92

– 48-Down: With 67-Across, kind of sale in September... and the theme of this puzzle

Green Business | No. 91

– 17-Across: I wanted to build a green business, so I flew to Ireland, the ___ ...

Gender Parity | No. 90

– 65-Across: Legislation from 50 years ago that strove for gender parity ... or how 1-, 25-, 35-, and 48-Across could be described?

Organized Animals | No. 89

– 43-Down: Having pages with corners folded over

National Book Lovers Day | No. 88

– 23-Across: 2022 book subtitled A Radical Approach to Business and Life

“Wise” Titles | No. 87

– 57-Across: 1992 picture book by Audrey Wood in which the title character “went to town, walking backwards, upside down”

Jukebox Musicals | No. 86

– 52-Across: Jukebox musical with Elvis Presley songs

Cook’s Tour | No. 85

– 18-Down: Taking drastic measures to get out of a bad situation
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