Saturday, August 22, 2015

NYT 5:39 (joon—paper)    (3.86 avg; 29 ratings)
LAT 6:58 (Derek)    (4.14 avg; 14 ratings)
CS 9:03 (Ade)    (2.80 avg; 5 ratings)
Newsday 16:30 (Derek)    (3.88 avg; 4 ratings)

before i get to tonight’s post, here’s some breaking news from brian cimmet, co-director of lollapuzzoola. if you missed out on the lollapuzzoola puzzles before the at-home window closed last week, here’s your lucky break. if i (joon) may say so myself, i thought the puzzles were outstanding. i’m not impartial, mind you (i constructed one of them), but don’t take my word for it, anyway.

LOLLAPUZZOOLA UPDATE (8/21/15): We’re selling the puzzles again through Monday. BUY NOW OR FOREVER HOLD YOUR WHATEVER! Price is the same ($10), and it includes seven tournament puzzles plus the Patrick Blindauer metapuzzle. Purchase via PayPal at www.bemoresmarter.com. Join us!

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Friday, August 21, 2015

NYT 7:49 (Derek)    (4.18 avg; 33 ratings)
LAT 6:07 (Gareth)    (3.69 avg; 16 ratings)
CS 9:22 (Ade)    (3.86 avg; 7 ratings)
WSJ (Friday) tk (pannonica)     (3.06 avg; 8 ratings)

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

NYT  untimed (PuzzleGirl)    (3.91 avg; 28 ratings)
LAT  5:00 (Gareth)    (3.46 avg; 13 ratings)
CS  7:16 (Ade)    (3.25 avg; 6 ratings)
BEQ  6:55 (Ben)    (3.38 avg; 8 ratings)

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

NYT  untimed (Doug)    (3.89 avg; 36 ratings)
AV Club  8:53 (Ben)    (4.08 avg; 26 ratings)
LAT  3:07 (Gareth)    (3.89 avg; 18 ratings)
CS  8:57 (Ade)    (3.77 avg; 11 ratings)

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MGWCC #376

crossword 3:25 (across lite)
meta 0:05    (3.03 avg; 19 ratings)
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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

NYT 2:55 (Andy)    (2.83 avg; 33 ratings)
Jonesin' 5:57 (Derek)    (3.88 avg; 4 ratings)
LAT 5:27 (Derek)    (3.42 avg; 19 ratings)
CS 9:28 (Ade)    (3.50 avg; 8 ratings)
Xword Nation untimed (Janie)    (4.58 avg; 6 ratings)

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Monday, August 17, 2015

NYT 6:05 (Ade)    (2.81 avg; 18 ratings)
LAT 7:52 (Ade)    (2.74 avg; 21 ratings)
CS 9:55 (Ade)    (3.08 avg; 6 ratings)
BEQ 7:46 (Gareth)    (3.42 avg; 13 ratings)

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