Hello, BeMoreSmarter.com visitors!

If you wound up on this site and you’re thinking, “what am I doing here?” — we can help you. You’re probably here because you’ve heard about Lollapuzzoola, the greatest summertime crossword tournament ever held annually on a Saturday in August. The latest version happened on Saturday, August 19, 2023. The actual event is over,Continue reading “Hello, BeMoreSmarter.com visitors!”

Lollapuzzoola (in NYC) is done!

The big tournament happened — another Saturday in August is in the books. Congratulations to Express Division winner Will Nediger (along with runners-up Dan Schwartz and Jenna LaFleur), Local Division winner Simon Henriques (along with runners-up Reuben Henriques and Will Eisenberg), Pairs Division winners Pete & Claire Rimkus (along with runners-up Sam Ezersky & MadisonContinue reading “Lollapuzzoola (in NYC) is done!”

Updates! Location, Schedule, Sponsors

Lollapuzzoola is … [checks notes] … tomorrow! Here’s a little more detail about the events of the day. (The venue in NYC is sold out, but there are still unlimited tickets left for the PDF download or the snail mail puzzles.) Please note: There is no live virtual event happening this year. All home solversContinue reading “Updates! Location, Schedule, Sponsors”

… we’re live!

Lollapuzzoola, the “greatest crossword tournament ever to be held annually on a Saturday in August” is returning this summer — Saturday, August 19th in New York City. Join us for a day of puzzles and games! Fingers crossed, the new online “storefront” for Lollapuzzoola is working as intended. You could be one of the firstContinue reading “… we’re live!”

… and we’re out! (well, almost)

Quick post to say a big group THANK YOU to everyone who was part of Lollapuzzoola this year. Whether you played online or in person, whether you’re getting the puzzles tomorrow or a week from now, whether you wrote puzzles, edited puzzles, worked backstage, worked offscreen, worked on screen, did grading, Google Tickets, ordered lunch,Continue reading “… and we’re out! (well, almost)”