Tag Archives: Tyler Hinman

Thursday, January 17, 2013

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Have you heard? Registration is open for the 36th American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. March 8-10, a little earlier than last year. Brooklyn, same as usual (but last year, Panera opened up just down the block, freeing us all from highway-robbery … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 9/26/12

Last week’s Chronicle of Higher Education crossword has been posted now. Head over there to get David Steinberg’s puzzle.

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Wednesday, 8/8/12

Spent all my crosswordfiend.com time today rooting out malefactors in the forum. Did you get an “account suspended” message when you tried to load this page? Yeah. That was the result of the bad eggs. If you should try to … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 6/13/12

Happy bloggiversary to me! Diary of a Crossword Fiend began on this date in 2005. Only one person knows how many puzzles I’ve reviewed since then, and it isn’t me. (Jeffrey keeps spreadsheets of such things. Ask him.) Many thanks … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 4/25/12

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Crossword Fiend reading assignment: “The War on Fill”

Tyler Hinman has penned an essay called “The War on Fill” that has spurred a lively discussion over at his blog. I’m largely in agreement with Tyler: I don’t care for crosswords that achieve architectural feats but have clunky fill, … Continue reading

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