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: January 2011
Red alert! Red alert! Trip Payne’s got a new “Squeezeboxes” puzzle posted at Triple Play Puzzles. “Squeezeboxes #2” comes in easy and hard versions, and you know which one I printed out, right? (Haven’t looked at it yet, but #1 … Continue reading
Do you know what works of literature are cited most often on the AP test? Check out this Sporcle quiz.
Reminder: ★★★★★ = A++. ★★★★ = solid A. ★★★ = B. ★★ = C. ★ = D/F. I look askance at most of the 5-star votes and all of the 1-star votes I see here. Really, who gave 1 … Continue reading
Star ratings lowdown: ★★★★★: A++, flawless and entertaining, perhaps innovative; you’ll remember it months from now ★★★★: a solid A, really quite a good puzzle ★★★: B, certainly a good puzzle ★★: C, some concerns about theme and/or fill … Continue reading
(new Patrick Berry variety)