Tag Archives: George Barany

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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Friday, September 20, 2013

He did it. Andy Kravis won $2.6 million on Million Second Quiz Thursday evening. Very well done, indeed!

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Friday, August 16, 2013

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The 2012 Orca Awards

We’re back on the black and white carpet, just minutes from the start of the 2012 Orca Awards! Just like last year, this year’s Orca ceremony promises lots of surprises and special moments, including the Margaret Farrar Award for constructor … Continue reading

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2012 Orca Awards – Best Crossword Nominees

Mark your calendars: The complete 2012 Orca Awards ceremony will be featured right here at Diary of a Crossword Fiend on Sunday, February 24! Like last year, this year’s celebration of the most outstanding crosswords from 2012 will include awards … Continue reading

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Thursday, 11/1/12

No Fireball puzzle this week. Blame Sandy. Glad that Peter Gordon’s electricity is back on (Long Island); hope full internet access follows soon. Announcement! Patrick Blindauer’s website puzzle for the month of November (“For Blockheads”) is posted now, and his … Continue reading

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Friday, 6/22/12

Crossword champion Tyler Hinman praises Roger Wolff’s new book of variety cryptics. If you’re a fan of challenging cryptic crosswords and crave the variety cryptics that, as Tyler puts it, “have some other twist for an additional payoff and/or a … Continue reading

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