Tag Archives: Frank Longo

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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Saturday, September 12, 2015

Two announcements: Merl Reagle’s wife, Marie Haley, is hosting a memorial for Merl on Sunday, September 27, 5-8 pm. The gathering will be at the University of Tampa’s Vaughn Center, 9th floor, and all are invited. If you’re not able … Continue reading

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Saturday, August 8, 2015

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Saturday, June 13, 2015

This is the 10th anniversary of the very first Diary of a Crossword Fiend post! I dedicate this bloggiversary to two lovely puzzlers who we lost this week. Thomas Gazzola of Portland, Oregon, was a math professor, a master of … Continue reading

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Saturday, May 9, 2015

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