Sunday, July 15, 2018

Hex/Quigley 17:55 (Laura) 

 


LAT 10:23 (Jenni) 

 


NYT 8:41 (Amy) 

 


WaPo 15:36 (Jim Q) 

 

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

LAT 4:45 (Derek) 

 


Newsday 18:55 (Derek) 

 


NYT 4:51 (Amy) 

 


WSJ untimed (Jim) 

 

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Friday, July 13, 2018

LAT 5:35 (Gareth) 

 


NYT 3:44 (Amy) 

 

Great news for fans of vowelless crosswords! Peter Broda—one of the organizers of the terrific Indie 500 tournament)—is selling an 8-pack of brand-new vwllss pzzls. Or really, 7 puzzles for sale, plus a bonus sample puzzle you can solve for free at his “Made Without AEIOU” page. You can name your price—use PayPal to send Peter any non-zero amount of money and he’ll send you all 8 puzzles, in .pdf and .puz formats, with and without enumerations for the answers. I just breezed through puzzle 1 in not a whole lot longer than it takes me to do a Saturday NYT; puzzle 2 took me 9:13, or about double a Friday NYT. Peter’s clues are clear and on the long side, which helps you figure out the answers. His vowelless fill is pretty dang zippy, too. Amy recommends!

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

BEQ 9:27 (Laura) 

 


Fireball 11:07 (Jenni) 

 


LAT 5:23 (Gareth) 

 


NYT 3:59 (Andy) 

 


WSJ untimed (Jim) 

 

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

AV Club 7:57 (Laura) 

 


LAT 4:51 (Gareth) 

 


NYT 3:47 (Amy) 

 


WSJ untimed (Jim) 

 

This week’s regular AV Club puzzle is a metacontest; look for the writeup very late Sunday after the contest deadline. The review in this post is of the bonus puzzle.

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