Jill Sobule: Singer, Actress, Crossword Addict Singer Jill Sobule has been charming critics with her smart and witty pop music for more than a decade. For the artwork of her latest CD, Underdog Victorious, she incorporated her love of crossword puzzles. Sobule talks with NPR's Puzzlemaster Will Shortz and NPR's Liane Hansen.
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Jill Sobule: Singer, Actress, Crossword Addict

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Jill Sobule: Singer, Actress, Crossword Addict

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Since her 1995 breakthrough hit "I Kissed a Girl," singer-songwriter Jill Sobule has been charming fans with her smart and witty pop music. She donned acting shoes to play a street musician in Eric Schaffer's film Mind the Gap. And with the release of her latest CD, the critically acclaimed Underdog Victorious, Sobule fulfilled yet another desire: she became a clue in a crossword puzzle.

Singer Jill Sobule is also a crossword-puzzle enthusiast, as reflected in the artwork on her new CD. Julian Hibbard hide caption

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A self-proclaimed crossword addict, Sobule enlisted the help of Weekend Edition puzzle master Will Shortz to create a full-fledged puzzle on the inside cover of her CD.

The singer talks with Shortz and NPR's Liane Hansen about her puzzle habit and her career.

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Album
Underdog Victorious
Artist
Jill Sobule
Label
Artemis Records
Released
2004

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