Monthly Archives: December 2010

Monday, 12/27/10

NYT 3:23 LAT 3:41 CS 5:27 (Evad) BEQ 9:16 (Matt Gaffney) Not sure I’ll get to the BEQ before hitting the highway Monday. Apologies if it goes unblogged. Special guest blogger Matt Gaffney!

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Sunday, 12/26/10

NYT 7:53 Reagle 8:48 (Jeffrey) BG 18:02 (Sam) WaPo untimed (Jeffrey)/7:45 (Amy) LAT 13:30 (Jeffrey) CS 13:27 (Evad) Special thanks to Jeffrey for taking the lead on the Sunday puzzles so I can take some R&R time.

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Saturday, 12/25/10

NYT 4:41 LAT 4:09 Newsday 8:11 CS untimed NYT Second Sunday: 7 minutes, 15 minutes—Eric Berlin’s “Wry Tangles” (PDF) Merry Christmas! And Happy Hanukkah-was-weeks-ago! Diary of a Crossword Fiend will adhere to a holiday blogging schedule for the next week … Continue reading

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Friday, 12/24/10

NYT 5:22 LAT 4:14 CS untimed WSJ 9:45 Jim Horne shines a spotlight on his favorite NYT crossword of 2010, along with assorted puzzle achievements. We here at Diary of a Crossword Fiend will be sharing our favorites as well … Continue reading

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The Commemorative Fact-Finder (CTS, Pt. 7)

The fact-finders sneer at the anything-goes. In fact, they don’t have patience with a lot of other crossword forms. They’re not into dazzling wordplay. “More like frazzling nerd play,” harrumphs the Marian, and if it sees you chuckling at that, … Continue reading

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Thursday, 12/23/10

NYT 4:28 LAT 4:48 (Jeffrey) Tausig 10:48 (Jeffrey) CS untimed BEQ 3:55

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Wednesday, 12/22/10

Onion 4:12 NYT 3:54 LAT 3:39 CS untimed

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