“Arkansas Puzzle Day,” with Oliver Roeder

“Arkansas Puzzle Day,” with Oliver Roeder

Oliver Roeder

4.17.2016

Oliver Roeder

Oliver Roeder, a senior writer and puzzle editor for FiveThrityEight, will discuss “Gridgate,” a plagiarism scandal unfolding in the crossword puzzle world. A group of puzzlers, using digital tools, has uncovered a pattern of copying in the professional crossword-puzzle world that has led to accusations of plagiarism and false identity. 

Oliver Roeder, a senior writer and puzzle editor for FiveThrityEight, will discuss “Gridgate,” a plagiarism scandal unfolding in the crossword puzzle world. A group of puzzlers, using digital tools, has uncovered a pattern of copying in the professional crossword-puzzle world that has led to accusations of plagiarism and false identity. Following Oliver’s presentation, the Clinton School will welcome crossword and Sodoku puzzle enthusiasts for the Ninth Annual Arkansas Puzzle Day. The event will feature crossword and Sudoku contests at 1:00 p.m. and all skill levels are encouraged to attend and participate.