Tag Archives: Brendan Emmett Quigley

Sunday, November 2, 2014

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! … Continue reading

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

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 … Continue reading

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Monday, October 27, 2014

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

If you’re curious to see the scores and standings for the Crosswords LA tournament, they’re here. I’m particularly fond of the histograms showing the distribution of puzzle submissions by minutes remaining on the clock. Data!

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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Monday, October 20, 2014

The New York Times note: All the puzzles this week, from Monday to Saturday, have been created by one person, Patrick Blindauer. Keep your solutions handy, because the Saturday puzzle conceals a meta-challenge involving the solution grids of all six. … Continue reading

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Over at his Devil Cross puzzle site, Evan Birnholz has written a righteous polemic against the underwhelming fill ALER(S) and NLER(S). Check it out.

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