Message From Above

by Craig Kasper



Solving the crossword given requires placing between 1 and 3 letters in any given square. The solution to the crossword is given below:

As hinted at by the entry GOOD FENCES MAKE GOOD NEIGHBORS, the completed puzzle can then be solved as a Fences (or Slitherlink) puzzle, where a single closed loop is traced on the grid and numbers within each cell (in this case, the number of letters within each cell) indicate how many of that cell's 4 sides are segments in the loop.

The solved puzzle is below. When the interior of the loop is shaded it spells the answer HEARSAY EVIDENCE.