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Daily Crossword Links

Friday, June 12th, 2020

One of the challenges for Black Ink lovers is finding a steady supply of new puzzles to solve in the app. I publish a list of resources with pointers to many sources of free and paid puzzles, but there are yet more options out there! Matt Gritzmacher has a novel approach to addressing this problem, […]

Rex Parker Does the NY Times With Black Ink

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

What better way to pass the time indoors than by enjoying a nice crossword puzzle? For many of us who solve the New York Times daily crossword, Rex Parker’s blog is a regular post-solving stop. If there’s anything that seemed unusually great or, more likely, unusually groan-worthy about a particular puzzle, Rex is likely to […]

TidBITS Reviews Black Ink 2

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

Connie Laubenthal has a thoughtful review of Black Ink 2 over at TidBITS. She particularly appreciates the check and reveal features: I love using this option when I get stuck, particularly when the clue has to do with a person who is popular in an area I’m not familiar with, such as a particular movie […]

NetNewsWire 5.0

Monday, August 26th, 2019

Today, Brent Simmons announced the launch of NetNewsWire 5.0. Congratulations to Brent and the rest of the open source team that made this happen! NetNewsWire is an important app to me both because I have been actively using it as my news reader for over 15 years, and because it is literally the progenitor of […]