Readers of Harry Partridge's entertaining "Word-Crossed Characters" in this issue of Word Ways may not be aware that his 3-by-3 kanji crossword illustrates a new form of linguistic word play. It is best introduced by the English-language homologue given here.
Eckler, A. Ross
"Compound Word Squares,"
Word Ways: Vol. 14
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol14/iss2/3