Tag Archives: Ned White

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Good luck to everyone competing at the Crosswords LA tournament on Saturday! Thanks to Marbles: The Brain Store, the principal sponsor, the top prize is ACPT registration and plane tickets to get there. Clearly the coolest prize a charitable fund-raiser … Continue reading

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Saturday, June 15, 2013

Today is “thank the whole Crossword Fiend crew” day! The smart and entertaining folks who are currently reviewing puzzles here regularly are pannonica, Gareth Bain, Matt Gaffney, Joon Pahk, Sam Donaldson, Dave Sullivan, Andy Kravis, and Janie Smulyan. Dave also … Continue reading

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Friday, April 19, 2013

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Friday, April 5, 2013

Roger Ebert, rest in peace. His Sun-Times colleague Neil Steinberg wrote a lovely tribute, as have many others. Roger was perhaps the best and the most beloved critic ever. When I met him at his book signing, I told him … Continue reading

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Saturday, 10/20/12

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Saturday, 5/5/12

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Saturday, 12/24/11

Happy Christmas Eve to those who celebrate it, and Happy Hanukkah to its crowd too. And Happy Festivus (it was December 23)—when I complain about crossword fill, what is that but an Airing of Grievances? Team Fiend’s Jeffrey will be … Continue reading

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