On New Year’s Eve, at the biggest puzzle tournament of the year, star crossword constructor Daphne Pratt has been poisoned. The poor lady!
Whodunit? You must solve eight meta-crosswords to unmask the guilty party. Check it out at my new Kickstarter campaign.
I was recently on my local NPR station (WMRA Harrisonburg) talking with Martha Woodroof about crosswords. You can listed to the interview here.
I’ve started a new blog, where I’m posting daily on anything having to do with crosswords. Check it out here:
I’ve become an active Twitterer lately. Follow me here:
My annual Tip Jar Week raised just over $11,000 at www.xwordcontest.com. That represented a 21% increase over last year’s total.
I’m now writing a weekly current events puzzle for The Week. Check it out here.
My local paper wrote an article about me.
I won Constructor of the Year at the 2012 Orcas (annual crossword awards) on Sunday. Read about all the nominees and winners here.
629 correct entries came in to Matt Gaffney’s Weekly Crossword Contest last week, the first time we’ve cleared 600. Solve the puzzle here (scroll down to “This Week’s Instructions”) or read the writeup here.
I now have a Wikipedia page. Thanks to MGWCC solver Jeff Gellner for writing it.