Tag Archives: Francis Heaney

Thursday, June 12, 2014

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

This week’s Fireball comes out on Friday instead of Wednesday.

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The 2013 Orca Awards

The Orcas are back! Budget cuts forced us to scrap the fancy-shmancy awards ceremony this year. (Now we’ll just have to imagine what Henry Hook would have worn on the black-and-white carpet.) We had a cute little magic show all planned … Continue reading

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

A local TV station in St. Louis interviewed Patrick Blindauer about his crossword career. Patrick gives excellent interview—thoughtful, articulate. Watch it here.

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AV Club contest puzzle from last week

Francis Heaney’s American Values Club crossword from last week, “Seasonal Staff,” was a contest puzzle. Write-up after the jump.

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More crossword anniversary fun

New puzzles! Check out the Google doodle today at the Google.com page. Click the blue “play” button and you’re taken into a crossword by Merl Reagle. The online solving interface is smooth. Kate Kilpatrick wrote an article for Al Jazeera … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

If you haven’t done the Thursday NYT puzzle yet or you’re wondering where the heck they’re hiding the PDF, here’s the link for the PDF. The Times, in its infinite wisdom, tells puzzlers they ought to solve on the PDF … Continue reading

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