Monday, March 12, 2012

Across and down to Brooklyn, yet again

This weekend I will compete in my fifth American Crossword Puzzle Tournament in Brooklyn.

Last year I finally made it into the top 200 -- No. 195, to be precise. I'll be hoping to score even higher this time.

One new wrinkle this year: Not to be outdone by "Jeopardy," which last year placed a supercomputer named Watson against two of its top champions, ACPT will place a computer program named Dr. Fill in competition with its contestants.

As if I my 600 or so human opponents won't be enough to contend with....

As in previous years, I'll be reporting on my adventures after I return, and I hope you will stay tuned.

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