Way With Words: Man Proposes to His Girlfriend Via Washington Post Crossword Puzzle

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Corey Newman and his fiancee Marlowe Epstein

27 across, eight letters: Another word for popping the question.

Corey Newman wanted a creative way to propose to his girlfriend, Marlowe. So with a little help from the Washington Post, Newman arranged for the Sunday crossword puzzle to feature a hidden message: Marlowe Epstein Will You Marry Me.

(More on TIME.com: See the best wedding proposals on YouTube)

The Post has a video of Newman’s proposal–including the devious way he managed to procure that particular edition, as well as Epstein’s answer–over on their website. It just might be the most adorable crossword puzzle we’ve ever seen. (via Washington Post)