Puzzler’s Wednesday – Neville Fogarty

Over on my puzzle blog – it’s Puzzler’s Wednesday with Neville Fogarty.

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Neville

Welcome back – after a brief hiatus we return this week to our Puzzler’s Wednesday series with all-round puzzler, Neville Fogarty.

  1. How would you describe yourself in one sentence?

I’m a Ph.D. student studying mathematics at the University of Kentucky.

  1. When did you start solving and making puzzles?

My mom taught me how to solve crossword puzzles the summer after my first year of college. I started trying to make crosswords during my sophomore year, and sold my first puzzle to the Los Angeles Times the following summer. I started in on solving cryptics a year or two later; I remember working on a book of cryptics before choir practice during my senior year.

  1. What is your favorite kind of puzzle to solve/create?

One of my favorite types of puzzles to solve is a variety puzzle called Some Assembly Required; it combines a crossword with a jigsaw puzzle. I’ve written…

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