Matt Gaffney's Weekly Crossword Contest

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The MGWCC is a weekly crossword puzzle written by Matt Gaffney. Come for the crossword; stay for the meta. Each week there's a contest, and if you can correctly solve the increasingly difficult puzzles over the course of a month before time runs out, then you might just be crowned a winner.

Matt Gaffney is a full-time professional puzzle writer who has constructed over 4,000 crossword puzzles in the past 25 years. In addition to many puzzles for The New York Times, Matt has written and edited many books of crossword puzzles, plus the narrative book Gridlock: Crossword Puzzles and the Mad Geniuses Who Create Them. He also writes an easy daily crossword and recently completed a crossword puzzle murder mystery, funded by Kickstarter.


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