Timothy Parker, Accused Of Plagiarism, Is Out As USA Today’s Crossword Puzzle Editor

USA Today has permanently severed ties with the longtime editor of its crossword puzzle, Timothy Parker, after allegations of plagiarism by Parker were investigated by FiveThirtyEight.

Neither USA Today nor any publication owned by its parent company, Gannett, will run puzzles edited by Parker, the company said on Monday. Parker, a 56-year-old crossword constructor and editor, began editing the USA Today Crossword 13 years ago this month.

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One thought on “Timothy Parker, Accused Of Plagiarism, Is Out As USA Today’s Crossword Puzzle Editor

  • July 9, 2019 at 1:47 pm
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    How did Universal Press Syndicate get off the hook after they picked out hundreds of Parker’s old puzzles and sent them to USA Today for their weekend editions? Parker had nothing to do with that.

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