Brian Wilson is clue in New York Times crossword

March 31, 2011 1:08:12 PM PDT
Fact: Brian Wilson loves crossword puzzles. The famous Giants' closer says he started doing the New York Times crossword when he was 12 and always remembered there would be a sports star as one of the clues. Wilson thought maybe one day he would be a big success and maybe he could be clue.

Well today Wilson is clue 30-down in the New York Times crossword. He wanted it to be 38 down, which is his uniform number. Unfortunately, he won't be in uniform today for the Giants' season opener. He's on the disabled list with a strained muscle.