Tag Archives: Erik Agard

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, February 24, 2017

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Puzzles for Progress!

The brilliant Francis Heaney has assembled 20 pages of crosswords and variety puzzles (along with trivia and a Paint by Numbers puzzle), and the PDF can be yours with a $10 donation to any of the following organizations: the ACLU, Council on American-Islamic … Continue reading

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

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Saturday, November 19, 2016

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The 2015 Orca Awards – Best Gimmick Crossword

Time for today’s installment of the Orcas, our  annual “awards show” saluting some of the best crosswords from 2015. Today features the Orca for Best Gimmick Crossword. We’re getting close to the big finale on Saturday when the coveted Orca … Continue reading

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