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The 2015 Orca Awards – Best Meta/Contest Crossword

Welcome back to the Orcas, our annual recap honoring outstanding achievement in crossword construction. Today we present the Orca for Best Meta/Contest Crossword, the fifth of nine awards given out this year. To recap the schedule for the week: • … Continue reading

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The 2015 Orca Awards – Best Freestyle and Best Tournament Crossword

It’s a beautiful day for the Orcas—let’s give two! Today we double the fun with awards for themeless and tournament puzzles. It’s all part of our week-long ceremony honoring some of the best puzzles from 2015. To recap where we … Continue reading

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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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The 2015 Orca Awards – Best Easy Crossword

Today marks the start of the fifth annual Orca Awards, our week-long ceremony cum love-fest honoring outstanding achievement in crossword construction. For the next several days we will look back and toast some of the best puzzles from 2015. #OrcasSoBlackAndWhite … Continue reading

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Sunday, February 21, 2016

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WSJ Contest – Friday, February 12, 2016

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Friday, January 15, 2016

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