Tag Archives: Frank Longo

The 2015 Orca Awards – Best Freestyle and Best Tournament Crossword

It’s a beautiful day for the Orcas—let’s give two! Today we double the fun with awards for themeless and tournament puzzles. It’s all part of our week-long ceremony honoring some of the best puzzles from 2015. To recap where we … Continue reading

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Saturday, February 13, 2016

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Saturday, January 9, 2016

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Saturday, December 12, 2015

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Saturday, November 7, 2015

Hearty congratulations to Evan Birnholz, who will be taking his puzzlemaking skills to the Washington Post next month, making Sunday crosswords every week and working on filling Merl Reagle’s shoes. That is a mighty tall order, but Evan is super-talented … Continue reading

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Saturday, October 10, 2015

Do you enjoy themeless crosswords by the younger generation of constructors? Kameron Austin Collins is launching a biweekly subscription deal for themelesses (low-word-count ones). For free! Receive his puzzles via email on the 1st and 15th of the month, beginning … Continue reading

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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Have you ever looked up a word in the dictionary, keen on learning more about its meaning, only to come up empty-handed? The online dictionary Wordnik, shepherded by able lexicographer Erin McKean, aspires to identify 1 million words that are … Continue reading

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