Author Archives: Amy Reynaldo

Thursday, October 23, 2014

If you’re curious to see the scores and standings for the Crosswords LA tournament, they’re here. I’m particularly fond of the histograms showing the distribution of puzzle submissions by minutes remaining on the clock. Data!

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

News from the West Coast! At Crosswords LA, Eric Maddy emerged victorious from a tough finals puzzle by David Quarfoot. Jordan Chodorow placed second and John Beck third. Congrats, gentlemen, and congrats to tournament organizer Elissa Grossman!

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Tournament news! The Crosswords LA tournament runs this Saturday morning and afternoon. Wish I could be there! I had a blast working with the constructors on a fabulous set of crosswords. And the Indie 500 tournament has set a date and … Continue reading

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Friday, October 17, 2014

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Over at his Devil Cross puzzle site, Evan Birnholz has written a righteous polemic against the underwhelming fill ALER(S) and NLER(S). Check it out.

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