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2011 Oryx Awards – Best Crossword Nominees

On Oscar Sunday, February 26, this blog will host the 2011 Oryx Awards, honoring several of the outstanding achievements in crossword puzzle construction from puzzles published in 2011. Honors will be given in several categories, including Best Easy Puzzle, Best … Continue reading

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Monday, 1/16/12

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Wednesday, 1/4/12

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Tuesday, 12/6/11

News flash for West Coasters! The sixth annual Silicon Valley Puzzle Fest will be held near San Jose the weekend of January 28 and 29. There’s a crossword tournament, sudoku tournament, workshops on making and solving crosswords, and much, much … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 11/2/11

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Sunday, 10/16/11

Mr. Doug Peterson, themeless-crossword specialist (you may know him from such venues as the NYT, LAT, Newsday, and Washington Post Puzzler) and man about town, had been blogging the syndicated Sunday Los Angeles Times crossword for PuzzleGirl over at L.A. … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 9/7/11

If you were in the habit of using the “[Today]” link at Will Johnston’s Puzzle Pointers page to download the .puz file of the New York Times crossword, you’ve surely noticed that the link is gone. The NYT changed its … Continue reading

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