Tag Archives: Mike Shenk

Friday, February 22, 2013

If you’re attending the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament in a couple weeks—whether you’re a first-timer looking to meet congenial people or you’re looking forward to seeing old friends—you’re invited to the annual Cru dinner. Mike Alpern has organized a buffet … Continue reading

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Sunday, January 27, 2013

Check out Noah Veltman’s data-crunching using a database of NYT crossword entries from 1996-2012 and the Google Books Ngram tool. Right there at the top of the list of “crosswordiest” fill is ASEA. We may think it’s a super-common word … Continue reading

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Sunday, 12/9/12

Patrick Blindauer’s new puzzle suite, Las Vegas Puzzlefest, was released Saturday. You’ve got two months to solve the set of 11 crosswords and tease out the meta answer lurking within. Hey, what else do you have going on in January? … Continue reading

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Friday, 11/23/12

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Saturday, 11/10/12

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Friday, 11/2/12

WSJ links: PDF here, .puz here.

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Sunday, 10/28/12

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