We're also in a new month, and the August Litzer of the Month is OCR whiz and comics fan Joe Cabrera (who, incidentally, has an awesome cartoon head picture that accompanies all his e-mails!)! To read more about Joe, click here or on the Litzer of the Month tab above.
Recently I received an e-mail from solver Eliot Kieval, who wrote that he had found two items he thought might interest me. The first was an old New York Times article about Eugene T. Maleska having received a promotion at his job; although Maleska had already had crosswords published in the Times, he was not yet the editor. Here is the article:
|© The New York Times, September 15, 1962|
The second item Eliot found was a letter to the editor of the New York Times Sunday Magazine in poem form after Margaret Farrar's retirement. Here is that letter:
|© The New York Times, January 26, 1969|
I have remembered the delightful Margaret Farrar retirement poem all these years. I hoped eventually someone would find and post it. Happy day!ReplyDelete