Amy Reynaldo, the author of How to Conquer the New York Times Crossword Puzzle, is a top-10 finisher at the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. Her first New York Times crossword byline appeared July 5, 2009. She solves at least three crosswords a day and writes about them here.
NYT 4:37 (Amy) (4.05 avg; 29 ratings)
LAT 7:03 (Gareth) (3.45 avg; 11 ratings)
CS 8:57 (Ade) (3.38 avg; 4 ratings)
CHE 5:37 (pannonica) (3.50 avg; 6 ratings)
WSJ (Friday) untimed (pannonica) (3.50 avg; 4 ratings)
ACPT registration for 2015 (March 27-29) is open now. If you’re going to Stamford, Connecticut, start making your plans. The schedule’s pretty sketchy at this point—games and entertainment not yet determined, other than another Sunday morning talent show (…that I will probably be brunching during).
Jonesin' 3:23 (Amy) (4.00 avg; 1 rating)
NYT 3:11 (Amy) (2.26 avg; 25 ratings)
LAT 3:06 (Amy) (3.95 avg; 11 ratings)
CS 10:49 (Ade) (3.60 avg; 5 ratings)
Xword Nation untimed (Janie) (4.25 avg; 2 ratings)