Tag Archives: Merl Reagle

The 2015 Orca Awards – Best Sunday-Sized Crossword

The Orcas continue today with the award for Best Sunday-Sized Crossword, the top honor for crosswords 21×21 and larger. Remember that the Orcas will continue all week according to this schedule: • Sunday, February 28: Best Easy Crossword (won by … Continue reading

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Sunday, September 6, 2015

You can solve Merl’s “Wiseguy Studies” puzzle at the Washington Post site (click play, choose the 8/30 puzzle).

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Thursday, September 3, 2015

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MGWCC #378

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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Don’t miss Merl’s last (as I understand it) puzzle, “Things Are People, Too.” We’ll review it Sunday. Edited to say: Apparently that is the one that ran last Sunday in newspapers. There’s also a puzzle called “Wiseguy Studies” that is … Continue reading

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Sunday, August 23, 2015

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Merl Reagle, 1950–2015

The crossword community is reeling this morning at the news that Merl Reagle just passed away today. He was only ill for a couple days, with acute pancreatitis from gallstones. It’s a shocking loss of an incredibly vibrant man. Merl … Continue reading

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