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.
Monthly Archives: March 2010
“Enough” by Myles Callum – 10:16 An “Olaf” is a term I coined for clues that provide lots of specific information that really don’t help you get the answer if the first couple words don’t get you there.
NYT 8:56 BEQ 5:01 LAT 3:53 CHE 3:46 CS untimed
NYT 4:43 Fireball 4:37 LAT 2:58 Tausig tba CS untimed Don’t miss the tribute to Dan Naddor at the Wordplay blog. The sweetest part: Dan’s wife Tracie set up the chairs at his memorial service in a 15×15 array…with 36 … Continue reading
BEQ 4:35 Onion 4:03 NYT 3:30 LAT 3:12 CS untimed
crossword 10:30 puzzle about 24 hours
NYT 3:33 Jonesin’ 3:20 LAT 3:03 CS untimed
BEQ 5:59 NYT 2:51 LAT 2:39 CS untimed NYT Second Sunday diagramless untimed