MGWCC #335

crossword 5:26
meta DNF3 days, ultimately with help    (4.45 avg; 21 ratings)
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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Jonesin' 5:31 (Amy)    (4.33 avg; 6 ratings)
NYT 3:31 (Amy)    (3.66 avg; 34 ratings)
LAT 2:52 (Amy)    (3.21 avg; 14 ratings)
CS 11:38 (Ade)    (2.90 avg; 5 ratings)
Xword Nation untimed (Janie)    (4.80 avg; 5 ratings)
Blindauer 9:30 (Matt)    (4.25 avg; 2 ratings)

Tuesday is election day! If you are registered to vote in the US and you haven’t already completed your ballot, please take the time to vote.
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Monday, November 3, 2014

NYT 3:47 (pannonica)    (2.71 avg; 26 ratings)
LAT 3:02 (pannonica)    (2.83 avg; 12 ratings)
CS 12:24 (Ade)    (3.50 avg; 7 ratings)
BEQ 4:26 (Amy)    (4.38 avg; 8 ratings)
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Sunday, November 2, 2014

NYT 11:09 (Amy)    (3.35 avg; 27 ratings)
Reagle untimed (Amy)    (4.05 avg; 19 ratings)
LAT 6:59 (Amy)    (3.30 avg; 5 ratings)
Hex/Hook untimed (pannonica)    (3.25 avg; 2 ratings)
WaPo 10:22 (Sam)    (4.00 avg; 7 ratings)
CS 31:11 (Ade)    (3.56 avg; 8 ratings)

Zep (© Patrick Merrell)

Zep (© Patrick Merrell)

Puzzler and cartoonist Patrick Merrell just launched a Kickstarter to get backing for a kids’ book he made, Zep: A Puzzling Adventure. Pat says the baffling puzzle contained within the book will take weeks to crack, if not longer. Intriguing! So click through and watch the video to learn more about the project.

Alert! Merl Reagle’s puzzle is best solved on the PDF this week. Here’s the link.

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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Newsday 11:20 (Amy)    (3.57 avg; 7 ratings)
NYT 8:18 (Amy)    (4.60 avg; 41 ratings)
LAT 2:24 (Andy)    (3.75 avg; 16 ratings)
CS 12:49 (Ade)    (2.50 avg; 4 ratings)
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Friday, October 31, 2014

NYT 4:47 (Amy)    (3.89 avg; 32 ratings)
LAT 7:15 (Gareth)    (3.79 avg; 19 ratings)
CS 12:45 (Ade)    (3.59 avg; 11 ratings)
CHE tk next week (pannonica)    (3.38 avg; 4 ratings)
WSJ (Friday) 10:47 (pannonica)    (3.43 avg; 7 ratings)
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Thursday, October 30, 2014

NYT 5:40 (Amy)    (3.40 avg; 26 ratings)
Fireball 5:20 (Amy)    (4.00 avg; 7 ratings)
LAT 5:15 (Gareth)    (2.50 avg; 10 ratings)
CS 13:44 (Ade)    (2.89 avg; 9 ratings)
BEQ untimed (Matt)    (2.63 avg; 8 ratings)

Are you one of those solvers who skips the Monday to Wednesday puzzles because they’re too easy and your interest only picks up when a tricky Thursday puzzle rolls around? If you’re not an AV Club crossword subscriber, drop a dollar on Caleb Madison’s “Spirituals” puzzle this week—you won’t regret it! It’s currently got an average rating of 4.64 stars (that’s 20 5-star ratings and eight in the 3- to 4.5-star range).
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