Sunday, February 1, 2015

NYT 11:48 (Amy)    (3.49 avg; 34 ratings)
Reagle 7:08 (Amy)    (3.59 avg; 11 ratings)
LAT 6:26 (Andy)    (3.92 avg; 6 ratings)
Hex/Hook 11:21 (pannonica)    (3.00 avg; 1 rating)
WaPo 10:58 (Sam)    (4.00 avg; 11 ratings)
CS 34:44 (Ade)    (3.25 avg; 10 ratings)
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Saturday, January 31, 2015

NYT 9:28/1 Google (Amy)    (3.02 avg; 30 ratings)
Newsday 7:02 (Amy)    (3.67 avg; 3 ratings)
LAT 4:51 (Amy)    (3.58 avg; 13 ratings)
CS 8:44 (Ade)    (3.38 avg; 4 ratings)
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Friday, January 30, 2015

NYT 3:56 (Amy)    (3.55 avg; 28 ratings)
LAT 9:52 (Gareth, paper)    (3.69 avg; 13 ratings)
CS tk (Ade)    (3.38 avg; 4 ratings)
CHE 5:12 (pannonica)    (3.56 avg; 9 ratings)
WSJ (Friday) 10:44 (pannonica)    (3.71 avg; 7 ratings)

R.I.P., Bernice Gordon. Deb Amlen’s written an obituary for the woman who was the oldest living crossword constructor. Bernice was making puzzles right up till the end, and about 40 years ago she made X-rated crosswords for Xaviera Hollander (!). Spunky dame. She was the first to come up with the rebus-square concept in an NYT puzzle.
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Thursday, January 29, 2015

NYT 5:27 (Amy)    (3.99 avg; 45 ratings)
LAT 8:52 (Gareth, paper)    (3.94 avg; 18 ratings)
CS 6:48 (Ade)    (3.21 avg; 7 ratings)
BEQ 5:14 (Ben)    (3.14 avg; 7 ratings)

The Fireball is a contest puzzle. Write-up after the deadline … though I don’t feel compelled to work out the meta answer.
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

NYT 4:36 (Amy)    (2.88 avg; 40 ratings)
AV Club 4:22 (Amy)     (3.50 avg; 7 ratings)
LAT 5:13 (Gareth, paper)    (3.25 avg; 10 ratings)
CS 10:31 (Ade)    (3.80 avg; 10 ratings)
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MGWCC #347

crossword 5:49
meta about 5 minutes    (4.50 avg; 16 ratings)
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Jonesin' 3:33 (Amy)    (3.67 avg; 3 ratings)
NYT 3:18 (Amy)    (3.16 avg; 22 ratings)
LAT 3:00 (Amy)    (3.44 avg; 9 ratings)
CS 11:09 (Ade)    (3.56 avg; 8 ratings)
Xword Nation untimed (Janie)    (4.17 avg; 3 ratings)
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