Brendan Emmett Quigley
|Brendan Emmett Quigley|
Brendan Emmett Quigley is a crossword constructor. He has been described as a "crossword wunderkind". His work has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, by the Los Angeles Times Syndicate, and The Onion. He appeared in the documentary Wordplay and the book Crossworld: One Man's Journey into America's Crossword Obsession.
He has constructed puzzles for the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament, the Boston Crossword Puzzle Tournament, and Lollapuzzoola. As a tournament competitor, Brendan finished second in the E Division at the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament in 2001, and second in the Local Division at Lollapuzzoola 5 in 2012.
- Nina Willdorf (2001-05-17). "The puzzler". Boston Phoenix. Archived from the original on 2011-07-28. Retrieved 2010-09-22.
- Danielle Dreilinger (2008-05-16). "Hanging with... Brendan Emmett Quigley". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 2010-09-22.
- Billy Baker (2007-06-24). "The Coolest Cruciverbalist". Boston Globe Magazine. Retrieved 2010-09-22.
- "Twenty Moves of Scrabble with Brendan Emmett Quigley". Slush Pile. Retrieved 2010-09-22.