Here are some articles that have appeared about the NPL, its conventions, its members, and related events.
Confrancisco 2000 received an article
in the San Francisco Chronicle
and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution).
An article about the 1984 US Crossword Championship appeared in Sports Illustrated in July 1984; the three finalists were Arachne, Famulus and Teki. The article is presented here as graphics, so it is quite slow to load:
Thanks are due to Sports Illustrated for permission to reprint this piece, and to Tweaser for scanning it in.