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The 2013 Orca Awards

The Orcas are back! Budget cuts forced us to scrap the fancy-shmancy awards ceremony this year. (Now we’ll just have to imagine what Henry Hook would have worn on the black-and-white carpet.) We had a cute little magic show all planned … Continue reading

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Saturday, 9/3/11

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NYT Second Sunday puzzle: 3-D Word Hunt

I used to think I was pretty good at Boggle and other word hunt games that entail tracing a word through some sort of grid. Then the Internet came along, and Facebook. Now I know that any number of my … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 4/20/10

4/16 CHE 4:40 Jonesin’ 3:58 LAT 2:58 NYT untimed CS untimed NYT second Sunday puzzle (Spiral) 3:10 Yep, I’ve got some catch-up to do here. The Chronicle of Higher Education puzzle page finally posted last week’s crossword today, as well … Continue reading

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Boston Crossword Puzzle Tournament!

joon here with an announcement for the 2010 (and second annual) boston crossword puzzle tournament, to be held at harvard university on sunday, april 11. if you live in or around boston, you have to come. if you live anywhere … Continue reading

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