Stumbled across this “Roll-a-Puzzle Refill #2” at a used bookstore:

Crossword Companion refill #2

Naturally, I needed to find the Crossword Companion—circa 1995—that it was made for…and I did! I found one new-in-box on Ebay for a song.

And look at those features. 48 easy-scroll puzzles per roll, and even a backlight (remember, this is when the Apple Newton was making its debut):

Done solving, or need to check an answer? Just scroll (literally) up (sorry for the spoiler):

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