Puzzle Pointers 2017

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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
[2017] [2016] [2015] [2014] [google group] [puzzle page]

Ink Well Puzzles -- Ben Tausig
[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.
[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
[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 Nancy Shack, Lloyd Mazer, Joe Cabrera, Martin Herbach, and John Minarcik for making and hosting .puz files.

Page maintained by Will Johnston.
Revised: January 2017

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