Tag Archives: Randall J. Hartman

Friday, December 20, 2013

SoCal event alert: Constructor, editor, high-schooler, and Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project head David Steinberg will be speaking at a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the crossword this Saturday at the Palos Verdes Peninsula Center library. Event details here.

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Saturday, December 7, 2013

Thoughtful quote from Professor Rayfield Waller’s blog, on criticism: “A critic levels analytic disapproval in the hopes of pointing the way to a better conception by pointing out the ways in which a thing, a place, a time, a milieux, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Hearty congratulations to Ben Tausig on the publication of a gorgeous new book, The Curious History of the Crossword: 100 Puzzles from Then and Now. I have barely had a chance to look through it yet, but have already marveled … Continue reading

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Monday, November 18, 2013

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Friday, November 8, 2013

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

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Saturday, October 19, 2013

Two interesting things for you to consume: First, on NPR Sunday morning, around 8:45 Eastern (not sure how airtimes vary in other time zones), Weekend Edition plans to air a story about crosswords and the younger generation. Indie editor/constructor Ben … Continue reading

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