By: Foster Kramer | The New York Observer
What’s another seven-letter word for premium?
Right now, some pissed-off puzzle-solving New York Times home subscribers are probably answering that with R-I-P-O-F-F-S. In an email sent out yesterday by the Times, they let home subscribers know that their Premium Crosswords feature—formerly content that was part of a digital subscription to the paper, which comes with a home subscription—is now going to be a money-making endeavor unto its own. In other words, something else Times subscribers would have to pay for, outside of their subscription.