Tag Archives: Crosswords LA

Crosswords LA puzzle set available for $5

People! You can buy the crosswords from the Crosswords LA tournament for a mere $5. I curated these puzzles myself and was excited to get to work with these constructors. There are tough puzzles by David Quarfoot (themeless) and Byron … Continue reading

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Tournament news! The Crosswords LA tournament runs this Saturday morning and afternoon. Wish I could be there! I had a blast working with the constructors on a fabulous set of crosswords. And the Indie 500 tournament has set a date and … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 4/5/11

I just test-solved all but the finals puzzle for the upcoming Crosswords LA tournament. Hoo-wee! The “bastard” puzzle is a beaut. Elegantly conceived and executed. And then there are the other five crosswords, too, all solid. Excellent group of constructors. … 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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