Here's something also well worth your time: this eye-opening exposé written by former New York Times employee Jim Horne. It certainly explains why there've been a lot Joe Krozel puzzles lately in the Times.
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"Brendan Emmett Quigley's crosswords are awesome" -- Entertainment Weekly
"Best New Website" -- 2008 Oryx Awards
"One of the greatest crossword constructors in the biz also has one of the greatest blogs" -- Sherman Alexie
"Just got turned on to this awesome website. Awesome if you like crosswords" -- Sarah Haskins
"With modern, hip references and an appetite for unusual letter combinations, he brings a fresh approach to the art form... he’s still pushing the envelope." -- Jim Horne, The New York Times
"I think he's awesome." -- Brian Cimmet, Fill Me In: The Podcast (interview)
He regularly contributes work to The AV Crossword Club, Bawdy Crosswords, Spirit Magazine, Visual Thesaurus, and The Weekly Dig. At one point in time, Blender, Electronic Business, Paste Magazine, Quarterly Review of Wines, The Stranger, Time Out New York, and Wired.com ran his work. His puzzles have been mentioned on episodes of "The Colbert Report," "Jeopardy!," and "Sunday Night Football."He is the author of over thirty different books. In his spare time he can be seen banging on typewriters in the Boston Typewriter Orchestra. He will be posting two puzzles a week — on Monday and Thursday. Email Brendan