If you look up love-hate relationship in any dictionary, it just says, “See Across Lite.” The following announcement was published today (8/2/2021): NYT Games No Longer Available on Across Lite as of Aug. 10. Is that good or bad, at least in the long term? First some definitions: Across Lite is a program that runs… Continue reading No more Across Lite????
Crosswords used to be constructed entirely by hand. Watch Garson Hampfield reminisce about the old days. I love this guy. Some constructors still use graph paper, but almost all published crosswords now benefit from some computer assistance. The Auto-Amazing-Theme-Generator™ has yet to be invented, but software such as Crossword Compiler for PCs or Crossfire for… Continue reading Crosswords and Computers