No WSJ puzzle due to the holiday. Happy 4th to all those who celebrate!
Welcome, everyone, to the 2017 Orca Awards! It’s the seventh annual celebration of outstanding achievement in crossword construction and editing from puzzles published in 2017. Below the fold you’ll read about some amazing crosswords as we discuss the nominees and … Continue reading
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Tagged Alex Eaton-Salners, Andrew Linzer, Brendan Emmett Quigley, Dan Addams IV, David Steinberg, Doug Peterson, Elizabeth C. Gorski, Eric Berlin, Erik Agard, Evan Birnholz, Francis Heaney, Frank Longo, Greg Poulos, Jeff Chen, John Lampkin, Joon Pahk, Josh Knapp, Julie Bérubé, Kathy Wienberg, Laura Braunstein, Marie Kelly, Matt Gaffney, Michael Hawkins, Michael Shteyman, Mike Shenk, Neville Fogarty, Paolo Pasco, Patrick Berry, Pete Muller, Peter Broda, Peter Gordon, Randall J. Hartman, Roger Wienberg, Ross Trudeau, Sam Ezersky, Will Shortz, Zhouqin Burnikel
February’s Indie Spotlight travels to California to interview Paolo Pasco, a high school senior who has made quite a mark on the puzzling community. Paolo debuted in the New York Times in 2015 (on a Friday), and at the American … Continue reading