Welcome to the 10th Annual Orca Awards, honoring outstanding achievement in crossword construction and editing from puzzles published in 2020! Winners in ten different categories will be announced after the jump. Anagram fans are quick to point out that Orcas … Continue reading
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Announcement! There’s a new crossword-related Kickstarter I wanted to let you know about. Hayley Gold, whose “Across and Down” puzzle cartoons you might remember, has created a 128-page graphic novel called Letters to Margaret. The characters include crossword bloggers (!), … Continue reading
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