Martin likens his signature triple stacks to good magic tricks, and maintains that even in this day where computer programs make such stacks easier to discover, there is still a significant element of art in the process.
Click here for a 2009 profile of Martin that appeared in the (British Columbia).
The Gores assured supporters in 2010 that their decision to split up was mutual and was only made after “a process of long and careful consideration.” They are said to have remained friendly and were spotted together recently for the informal California wedding of their daughter Sarah on April 18.
Beneath these introductory remarks, and my own photo, you will find (in alphabetical order) the names, photos (or placemarks for the camera-shy), and brief biosketches of some of the brilliant individuals, ages ranging from 18 (*) to 85, with whom I have had the pleasure of collaborating on crossword puzzle construction and/or on beta testing each others' works [* = one was 16 when we started!
“I don’t want to get into my personal life, but we’re a couple,” the 66-year-old former presidential candidate told Politico.
He graduated in 2014 from Cornell University, with a major in mathematics and minors in physics and creative writing, after which he spent a year abroad teaching physics at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar.
Although Chris solved crosswords on and off (but mostly off) during his undergraduate years, it wasn’t until he was in Qatar that he began to do the crossword every day, perhaps as a way to cope with the heat.
C.'s Crossword Corner, and this article entitled "How I Work," created for the University of Minnesota library, elaborates further.
I have quite a few crossword collaborators who I know only in cyberspace, although I try to look them up whenever there is some flexibility in my professional travel.