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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Note to raters: Is your hobby stopping by Crossword Fiend and lowering puzzles’ average ratings by assigning 1-star ratings to puzzles that most solvers liked better than that? If so, knock it off. You’re no better than a vandal and … Continue reading

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You Know You Want ’Em: Announcements!

Five things: 1. Lollapuzzoola 5 is this Saturday For details on Crosswordland’s most whimsical tournament, click here. Red-hot list of puzzlemakers: “In reverse alphabetical order by the last letter of their first name, this year’s constructors are Tony Orbach, Matt … Continue reading

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Two Weeks Left to Enter “My Big Fat Fun Wedding”

There’s still time to send in your entry for my free puzzle contest, “My Big Fat Fun Wedding.” It’s a collection of easy-to-medium puzzles created in celebration of my upcoming wedding this summer. Solvers who submit the correct final answer … Continue reading

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Free Puzzle Contest – “My Big Fat Fun Wedding”

To celebrate my upcoming wedding this summer, I am pleased to offer a new puzzle contest, “My Big Fat Fun Wedding.” The puzzles are pitched at an easy-medium difficulty level, but I hope beginners and experts alike enjoy them. Solvers … Continue reading

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Crossword Nation’s Gala Crossword Giveaway

The Metropolitan Opera has a gala opening tonight to launch its new season, and David Kahn has a new puzzle book called The Metropolitan Opera: Crosswords for Opera Lovers. Elizabeth Gorski’s website, Crossword Nation, is partnering with David Kahn and … Continue reading

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Crossword contest created by Merl Reagle

Merl Reagle tipped off the Cruciverb-L mailing list to an upcoming solve-at-home crossword contest, the National Brain Game Challenge. Remember that Starbucks crossword contest several years ago? This is similar—as the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America contest rules explain, “Each puzzle contains … Continue reading

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Blog contest, Ubercross Fiddy edition

The Challenge: The recent newspaper profile of T Campbell reminded me that I have been remiss in launching that blog contest T and I had discussed. In keeping with the epic size of his Ubercross Fiddy puzzle, this contest is … Continue reading

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