Author Archives: T Campbell

About T Campbell

T Campbell is a crossword constructor and comics scriptwriter. Among his cruciverbal accomplishments are the Ubercross C-Spot (the largest puzzle to follow New York Times standard rules), Crossworlds, a collection of 50 science-fiction-themed puzzles, and the forthcoming On Crosswords: Callin' Out Them Squares.

The Final Week In Crosswords

It’s time to move on. This quirky little feature has always been a little divergent from Diary‘s core content, and I feel like I’ve accomplished about as much with it as I can. I mean, the Taylor Swift lyric is … Continue reading

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The Week In Crosswords

ANNOUNCEMENT: In conjunction with my new book, I have begun work on my latest (and probably last) giant crossword. Ubercross Fiddy was a 50×50 New York Times-style grid, and Ubercross C-Spot a record-setting 120×120 New York Times-style grid. The Ubercross … Continue reading

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The Week In Crosswords

My own book, On Crosswords, is hitting stores next month, and is now available for review in both digital and print form! (Digital, naturally, will reach you faster.) Contact me if interested. I’d be remiss if I didn’t say here … Continue reading

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The Week In Crosswords

I’m actually going to release this one ahead of schedule, just to let you all know that the Wired 20 puzzlehunt is on! Mike Selinker and Tyler Hinman are among the contributors, so if you’re a Wired reader and puzzle … Continue reading

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The Week In Crosswords

I know, I know. Still behind. We’ll be catching up to current events this weekend, for sure! Let’s start the chart with Crossword Race #3, “Turtle Power…” New York Times seeks “games job director” to handle “digital crosswords and other … Continue reading

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The Week In Crosswords

The New York Times crossword, measured independently of the rest of the paper, is more profitable than ever… but the company itself faces a grim decline in profits which could still affect that fabled institution over the long run. (Is … Continue reading

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The Deplorably Late Week In Crosswords

Shall we just go with “life got in the way?” Leaving one job, starting another, fighting and mending fences with two old friends and finishing the final draft of On Crosswords are just the things I can talk about. So … Continue reading

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