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The Week In Crosswords

Congratulations to Mark Goodliffe, who set a new record this weekend with five consecutive wins at the London Times cryptic crossword tournament… then just about finished another puzzle while waiting for Jason James to come in second.

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The Week In Crosswords

Actor Bryan Cranston admits to cheating on crossword puzzles to impress Ben Affleck, on the Argo set– and, at least until the linked article was published, he seems to have gotten away with it. Affleck claims to be a Friday-level … Continue reading

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The Week In Crosswords

Your best read this week is probably The Guardian‘s now-completed list of the best crossword fiction. Most of the list is sure to be controversial, but the British paper has a refreshing perspective and thorough research. And the #1 pick … Continue reading

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The Week In Crosswords

UPDATED: Leo Traynor may be joining Mary Horowitz and Victor Orville on the very short list of “notorious fictional crossword constructors.”

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The Week In Crosswords

Top Story: Puzzazz launched its new app this week for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. I happen to be one of the authors represented with Crossworlds: Science Fiction Comics, and am proud to be part of a forward-looking collection with … Continue reading

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The Week In Crosswords

Here’s a record that nobody wants to beat: Tim Croce’s first crossword submission, made as a high school senior, was accepted for publication recently after a staggering 11 years in the New York Times slush pile. (And no, it hasn’t … Continue reading

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The Week In Crosswords

2 Across, a 2004 romantic comedy featuring two mismatched crossword solvers on a train ride home, has reached San Diego Broadway to upbeat reviews. If you’re curious, copies of the script are available for $8.95. This weekend’s BACFill tournament gave … Continue reading

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