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Guest puzzle at BEQ’s house in .jpz format

Hey! Did you see Brendan Quigley’s blog post today? Occasionally he posts a crossword from a guest contributor on Fridays. Today, there’s a funky puzzle by Alex Boisvert called “Through the Looking Glass.” Some of the thematic stuff may be … Continue reading

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Suggestions for Puzzle Solver?

Please head to the Crossword Compiler forum to share any suggestions you may have for improving the Puzzle Solver/Crossword Solver program so that you’ll like it as much as Across Lite, if not more so. Do skim the existing posts … Continue reading

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Tuning Spork shows how .jpz beats out .puz

Frequent commenter Tuning Spork (not his real name) just posted a new puzzle called “Roundabout” to the Island of Lost Puzzles. This 19×19 puzzle makes good use of several technical advantages that the .jpz crossword file format offers: Rebus entries … Continue reading

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See? I’m telling you, make peace with Puzzle Solver

Litsoft, the company that has long provided Across Lite for free, is being acquired. According to the announcement: “1. The availability of free Across Lite software will end at some point. While it may continue to be be available from … Continue reading

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