The clue for No. 69 across in Sunday’s New York Times crossword puzzle was seriously “Make a boner.”

The weirdest NY Times crossword puzzle clue

via Twitter @fionahhh

Gross, right?

But not so fast. As the blog NYTCrossword points out, “boner” is also slang for “error.” The word to fit the clue was “err.”

h/t @fionahhh

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