Pacific Overtones (solution)

by Patrick Blindauer and Jonathan Wang

Solve the crossword and translate the Chinese characters in the clues, reading in strict numerical order (rather than across clues followed by down clues).
= “fill in the letters of the Monkey King’s name”. Which breaks down as follows:

= Fill
= Monkey King
= Name
= Letters

This instructs solvers to shade in the letters of SUNWUKONG (the Monkey King from “Journey to the West”) wherever they appear. This reveals another Chinese character, , which means FOOT, the answer to the puzzle.

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