Tag Archives: Joel Fagliano

Thursday, 9/27/12

Contest crosswords abound this week! The Fireball is a crossword of moderately rigorous difficulty with a meta puzzle I haven’t cracked (and neither will be blogged today); meta deadline is Sunday. The Thursday BEQ also has a meta contest, deadline … Continue reading

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Sunday, 9/2/12

There are two upcoming crossword tournaments on opposite sides of the country: BACFill, née the Bay Area Crossword Tournament, this Saturday, September 8. The 16th Westchester Crossword Puzzle Tournament, held at Will Shortz’s Westchester Table Tennis Center, on Friday, September … Continue reading

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Thursday, 7/26/12

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Sunday, 7/8/12

Announcement! Teen constructor Erik Agard has a website where you can download 14 of his crosswords. Anoa Place … check it out.

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Friday, 3/16/12

CHE m:ia? (pannonica)

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The 2011 Orca Awards

We’re here on the black and white carpet, just minutes from the start of the 2011 Orca Awards! It’s a veritable who’s who of crosswording talent, and many are dressed in DIOR or YSL. The excitement is truly palpable!  Before … Continue reading

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2011 Oryx Awards – Best Crossword Nominees

On Oscar Sunday, February 26, this blog will host the 2011 Oryx Awards, honoring several of the outstanding achievements in crossword puzzle construction from puzzles published in 2011. Honors will be given in several categories, including Best Easy Puzzle, Best … Continue reading

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