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Crossing Swords: Plagiarism and the Crossword Puzzle

Oliver Roeder, fivethirtyeight.com

15-Mar-17 18:30

Crossing Swords: Plagiarism and the Crossword Puzzle

Last year, there was a massive scandal that plagued the crossword world. It came to light that Timothy Parker, editor of one of America's most widely syndicated crosswords, had edited more than 60 individual puzzles that copy elements from New York Times puzzles, often with pseudonyms for bylines.

Umapagan Ampikaipakan speaks to Oliver Roeder from fivethirtyeight.com about plagiarism in the crossword world and just how often such scandals occur.


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