Miss the Onion AV Club crossword? So do its former contributors, who’ve launched a Kickstarter to bring it back to life as an independent feature. This deserves your support.
This survey of the field of cognitive training includes a few words from Tyler Hinman about his employer, Lumosity.
The signal-to-noise ratio in this discussion of Will Shortz is frankly rather low, but here are some choice morsels I didn’t know: (1) Shortz is allegedly no longer the only enigmatology major on Earth, just the most famous one. (2) His sometime handle is WILLz [WILL + short z]. (3) Occasionally he’ll reveal his identity when he sees people doing well on the Sunday Times crossword, just to congratulate them.
“Finally, a crossword puzzle I can actually do… #humblebrag” (Matthew Perry)
Finally, it’s not quite crosswords, but I couldn’t resist: What’s a three-letter word clued by “She may keep you from solving Super Word-Finds Companion?”