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The Case Against Will Shortz

Once again this year, I am competing in the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. This will be my fourth go-around (you can read about my rookie year at the ACPT here). I write this the night before the tournament begins, but I already … Continue reading

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The Puzzled Knucklehead

I never saw my own father do anything poorly. Anything I ever saw him do, I saw him do easily, competently, with assurance. I never saw him fail at anything. It probably helped that I never saw him do anything he hadn’t … Continue reading

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