Tag Archives: Andrew J. Ries

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

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Friday, June 23, 2017

There’s a brand new EP released today, and I’m not talking about the DJ Khaled album. It’s Andrew Ries’s Stagger Sessions, a set of 20 themeless puzzles you can buy for $10. The full set even comes with record-style liner notes! … Continue reading

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Indie Spotlight: Aries Puzzles by Andrew Ries

Introducing a new Diary of a Crossword Fiend feature, the monthly Indie Spotlight to tell you about non-newspaper crosswords you might not have seen. As an indie self-publisher, Minnesotan Andrew Ries offers two different lines of puzzles: Aries Xword is … Continue reading

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The 2016 Orca Awards

Everyone’s favorite 8,000-word post is back! It’s time for the (now sixth!) annual Orca Awards, recognizing outstanding achievement in crossword construction and editing throughout several categories in 2016. For the past two years the Orcas have been spread out over … Continue reading

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Friday, January 13, 2017

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