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Just a couple weeks until the Marbles tournaments

People of Fiendland! Did you hear that Marbles: The Brain Store is hosting three four crossword tournaments on Saturday, April 28? If you live near any of these locations, come on down—and tip off your fellow crossword fiends in the … Continue reading

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Interest in more regional crossword tournaments?

The good folks at Marbles: The Brain Store will be hosting Chicago’s fourth annual crossword tournament this April (date not finalized yet). Marbles embarked on expanding its games-and-puzzles empire last year and now has stores in six states. Marbles’ founder … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal, 5/7/10 and Crosswords LA recap (2)

“Capitalist Pig”  by Dan Fisher – 10:45 Last weekend, sandwiched by visits to Disneyland, I attended the Crosswords LA 2010 Tournament. Eric Maddy gave a recap here, and the puzzles have been reported as they appeared in the New York … Continue reading

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Crosswords LA recap

Eric Maddy squeaked out a win at the Crosswords LA tournament today. Here’s Eric’s recap: Damn near a photo finish, but I defended the title, winning by less than three seconds over John Beck and Jonathan Berman in the final. … Continue reading

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