Tag Archives: Tyler Hinman

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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Wednesday, 4/18/12

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Monday, 3/5/12

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The 2011 Orca Awards

We’re here on the black and white carpet, just minutes from the start of the 2011 Orca Awards! It’s a veritable who’s who of crosswording talent, and many are dressed in DIOR or YSL. The excitement is truly palpable!  Before … Continue reading

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