This week, approximately 1,000 crossword enthusiasts are expected to flock to Stamford to participate in the 42nd Annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament (ACPT), hosted by Puzzle Master and The ...
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I’m sorry Eliz Johnson was frustrated by some cryptic clues in a recent crossword puzzle, but the examples she gave in her May 19 Free for All letter, “Don’t lend me your eer,” — e.g., Q. Prunes, A. ...
"Wordplay" focuses on the man most associated with crossword puzzles, New York Times puzzle editor and NPR puzzle-master Will Shortz. Director Patrick Creadon introduces us to this passionate hero, ...
Will Shortz was 25 years old when he launched the now-popular crossword puzzle tournament in 1978 at the Stamford Marriott. “It was the first crossword competition since the 1930s. The first one we ...
You're welcome. Don't mention it. Both phrases were answers in a recent crossword, a puzzle marbled with other genialities, such as no worries, too easy, not a problem, it's all good. I'd chosen the ...
School students will get an opportunity to exhibit their cryptic crossword solving skills once again. Extra C, a Patna-based civil society organisation, has announced dates for the fifth edition of ...
It’d be easy to dismiss Creadon’s homage to crossword puzzlers, craftsmen and publishers as a full-on brown-nosing for The New York Times — it’s a movie about fandom, and if you’re not a fan, it could ...
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“From the very beginning, we were sworn to secrecy,” Fleming recalled. The day-to-day work was not unlike solving a crossword puzzle, she said. “You just had to figure it out. No one gave you a device ...
Listen Listening... 3:32 WAMC's Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel celebrate the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament this weekend in Stamford, Conn. Listen Listening... 4:26 WAMC's Ian ...