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Interest in more regional crossword tournaments?

The good folks at Marbles: The Brain Store will be hosting Chicago’s fourth annual crossword tournament this April (date not finalized yet). Marbles embarked on expanding its games-and-puzzles empire last year and now has stores in six states. Marbles’ founder … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 4/5/11

I just test-solved all but the finals puzzle for the upcoming Crosswords LA tournament. Hoo-wee! The “bastard” puzzle is a beaut. Elegantly conceived and executed. And then there are the other five crosswords, too, all solid. Excellent group of constructors. … Continue reading

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Save the date! Chicago crossword tourney on 4/16

The good people at Marbles: The Brain Store are hosting Chicago’s 3rd Annual Crossword Tournament on the afternoon of Saturday, April 16. The registration fee’s just $15 before April 1, $25 thereafter. The proceeds benefit the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, … Continue reading

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Marbles Chicago Crossword Tournament wrap-up

We had about 50 competitors at the April 17 Marbles Crossword Tournament in Chicago, twice as many as last year. For next year, the host, Marbles: The Brain Store, may well seek out a bigger space to hold the event, … Continue reading

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