Tag Archives: Peter Broda

The 2014 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. (We thought about calling it the Best 21x Crossword, but we figure lay people would think it honors an extremely obscene … Continue reading

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The 2014 Orca Awards – Best Crossword Nominees

Hollywoodland may be all abuzz about the upcoming Oscars, but Crosswordland is looking forward to the 2014 Orca Awards, coming to this website on Sunday, March 1! As in prior years (namely 2011, 2012, and 2013), the Orcas will honor … Continue reading

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Fireball contest crossword from 9/11/14

Big puzzle for this venue—21×22. It took me around 12 minutes, I think, to fill in the crossword, and I circled the dual-action rebus squares. Each of the 11 Down theme answers is the name of a bird, but always … Continue reading

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Saturday, August 16, 2014

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Amy here: Apologies to Neville and Peter! I spaced out the other day when I wrote about four other indie puzzlemakers (Andy Kravis, Erik Agard, Todd McClary, and Evan Birnholz), and certainly did not mean to leave out these two … Continue reading

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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

By (recent) popular demand, the star ratings widget now offers the .5 increments in addition to whole numbers. I will continue assigning my own star ratings in the text without regard for a standard degree of mathematical fineness. If I’m … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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