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Crosswords LA recap

Eric Maddy squeaked out a win at the Crosswords LA tournament today. Here’s Eric’s recap: Damn near a photo finish, but I defended the title, winning by less than three seconds over John Beck and Jonathan Berman in the final. … Continue reading

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Saturday, 5/1/10

Newsday 10:13 NYT 7:24 LAT 4:06 CS 3:13 WSJ Saturday Puzzle (Mike Shenk’s “Spell Weaving”) — about 10 minutes

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Marbles Chicago Crossword Tournament wrap-up

We had about 50 competitors at the April 17 Marbles Crossword Tournament in Chicago, twice as many as last year. For next year, the host, Marbles: The Brain Store, may well seek out a bigger space to hold the event, … Continue reading

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Friday, 4/30/10

NYT 7:21 LAT 5:06 CHE 3:47 CS untimed BEQ 5:55 (grid only), about 30 seconds for meta WSJ 8:21 Look! I made a word square in Lexulous (Facebook’s Scrabble-like game). I played the ADZ going down and racked up 71 … Continue reading

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Thursday, 4/29/10

NYT 5:05 Fireball 4:51 LAT 3:56 Tausig untimed CS untimed (J)/3:37 (A) Today is picture day! Here’s a photo from April 17′s Chicago Crossword Tournament. The event raised $735 for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (yay!). Midwesterners, keep April 2011 … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 4/27/10

Jonesin’ 4:05 NYT untimed LAT 3:02 CS untimed

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Monday, 4/26/10

BEQ 7:52 LAT 3:00 NYT 2:43 CS untimed

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