Matt Gaffney's Weekly Crossword Contest

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Every year, Diary of a Crossword Fiend publishes a list of the highest-rated puzzles, as voted on by readers of that blog, throughout the year.

From 2015, ten MGWCC puzzles have been nominated for Orca awards (the winners will be announced soon!) The Orcas work just like - and are announced around the time of - the Oscars, and they recognize achievement in crossword puzzle construction, naturally.

We are happy to share the top three of these with you free of charge!.

Just fill out the form below, and we'll send the checked puzzles to your inbox, the same as if you were a subscriber. (And, if you like, you can go here to subscribe)

#378 2015-08-28 Week 4/4 M Is for Merl
#365 2015-05-29 Week 5/5 Start to Finish
#356 2015-03-27 Week 4/4 Ode to Crosswords
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When you're done, click on the orange links to read a review for each puzzle (warning: spoilers!)

Want to see more? Click here for a writeup of the 2014 awards.

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