Tag Archives: Mike Shenk

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Two good Slate reads on the crossword plagiarism kerfuffle: Matt Gaffney explains how to discern whether theme similarity is mere coincidence or more likely to represent plagiarism. Comedy writer Frank Lesser pens the noir tale of a crossword detective. I … Continue reading

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Thursday, March 10, 2016

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The 2015 Orca Awards – Best Clue and Constructor of the Year

Orcas Week is winding down. Today we present the Bob Klahn Award for Best Clue and the Margaret Farrar Constructor of the Year Award. Tomorrow the festivities end with the award for Best Crossword. There’s mystery in the air this … Continue reading

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

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Monday, February 29, 2016

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Today’s AV Club puzzle from Erik Agard has a meta contest – we’ll have a writeup next Monday.

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Saturday, February 20, 2016

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