Tag Archives: Joon Pahk

Indie Spotlight: Outside the Box Puzzles by joon pahk

This month’s Indie Spotlight shines brightly into the visage of joon pahk, puzzling jack-of-all-trades. He’s a: *** top-level solver. joon took 2nd place at this year’s ACPT, won the 2015 Indie 500, and won Lollapuzzoola in 2012, for instance.

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Friday, September 1, 2017

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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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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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The 2015 Orca Awards – Best Freestyle and Best Tournament Crossword

It’s a beautiful day for the Orcas—let’s give two! Today we double the fun with awards for themeless and tournament puzzles. It’s all part of our week-long ceremony honoring some of the best puzzles from 2015. To recap where we … Continue reading

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