Puzzle Pointers 2018

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Crosswordfiend -- Amy Reynaldo
[links] [blog] [forum]

New York Times daily -- Will Shortz, editor -- subscription required
[puzzle page] [wordplay blog]

CrosSynergy Syndicate daily -- Washington Post
[puzzle page]

Creators Syndicate daily -- Newsday -- Stanley Newman, ed.
[puzzle page]

Los Angeles Times daily -- Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis, eds.
[puzzle page] [cruciverb] [archive]

Matt Gaffney's Daily Crossword daily -- Matt Gaffney
[daily] [old blog]


BEQ Themeless Puzzles -- Brendan Emmett Quigley
[puzzle page]


American Values Club (formerly Onion A.V. Club) -- Ben Tausig, ed.
[puzzle page] -- subscription required for e-mail delivery


Jonesin' Puzzles -- Matt Jones
[2018] [2017] [2016] [2015] [2014] [google group] [puzzle page]

Ink Well Puzzles -- Ben Tausig
[2018] [2017] [2016] [2015] [2014] [google group] [puzzle page]

BEQ Themed Puzzles -- Brendan Emmett Quigley
[puzzle page]


Chronicle of Higher Education Puzzles -- Brad Wilber, ed.
[puzzle page]

Weekly Crossword Contest Puzzles -- Matt Gaffney
[blog] [google group]


Wall Street Journal Puzzles -- Mike Shenk, ed.
[2018] [2017] [2016] [2015] [2014] [puzzle page]


CRooked Crosswords Sunday Puzzles -- Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon / Brendan Emmett Quigley
[puzzle page] -- subscription required for e-mail delivery

Merl Reagle Sunday Puzzles -- Merl Reagle
[puzzle page]

Washington Post Sunday Puzzles -- Evan Birnholz
[2018] [2017] [2016]

Post Puzzler Sunday themeless -- Peter Gordon, ed.
[2015] [2014] [2013] [puzzle page]

Other Puzzles

Puzzles by Will Johnston -- over 100 of my own offerings
[themed] [themeless]


Jim Horne's Xword Info Database -- NYT puzzle records, novelties, answer grids

Cruciverb.com Crossword Resource Center -- Kevin McCann

Crossword lecture notes -- Will Johnston
Become a Crossword Super Solver -- 19 January 2010
The Art of Crossword Construction -- 26 January 2010


Thanks to Bob Klahn, Nancy Shack, Lloyd Mazer, Joe Cabrera, Martin Herbach, and John Minarcik for help with calendars, and making and hosting .puz files.

Page maintained by Will Johnston.
Revised: January 2018

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