Tag Archives: Jeff Chen

Thursday, April 3, 2014

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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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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Still wondering what was up with the Tuesday NYT? Here’s the explanation. The first letters of all the clues spelled out various colors and animals, and those tied in with an illusion that constructor/magician David Kwong did at his TED … Continue reading

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

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Friday, March 7, 2014

It’s here! American Crossword Puzzle Tournament time is here! If you’re interested in following the standings as they develop, start checking http://www.crosswordtournament.com/2014/index.htm beginning on Saturday afternoon. My “training” for this year’s ACPT consisted of doing the occasional cryptic, variety puzzle, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The ACPT constructor line-up was released today: Anna Schechtman, David Kahn, Kelly Clark, MaryEllen Uthlaut, Merl Reagle, Mike Shenk, and Patrick Blindauer, plus one constructor who is unnamed for some reason.

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