Brooklyn, NY - Roughly a thousand crossword puzzle fans flocked to the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott this past weekend for the 34th-annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, hosted by New York Times puzzle master Will Shortz. - via Mary Frost for The Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
I wish there was video of this:
New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast entertained with a speech composed almost entirely of crossword puzzle words, including “egret,” “emu” and “aerie.”EDIT: Oh my. I found it in no time: