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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

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The 2014 Orca Awards – Best Crossword

Orcas Week now concludes (finally!) with the coveted award for Best Crossword. Before we get to the big honor, thanks to Amy for giving me permission to run with this idea. It’s both fun and inspirational to take a closer … Continue reading

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The 2014 Orca Awards – Individual Honors

On this, the penultimate day of Orcas Week, we present the Bob Klahn Award for Most Outstanding Clue and the Margaret Farrar Constructor of the Year Award. Tomorrow, of course, is the final Orca for Best Crossword. Here’s how Orcas … Continue reading

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The 2014 Orca Awards – Best Meta/Contest Crossword

It’s Hump(back) Day of Orcas Week, our look back at some exceptional crosswords from 2014. Today we honor the “meta” or “contest” crossword, the “puzzle within a puzzle” that has become very popular in the past few years. Remember that … Continue reading

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The 2014 Orca Awards – Best Crossword Nominees

Hollywoodland may be all abuzz about the upcoming Oscars, but Crosswordland is looking forward to the 2014 Orca Awards, coming to this website on Sunday, March 1! As in prior years (namely 2011, 2012, and 2013), the Orcas will honor … Continue reading

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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