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: April 2011
Well! The last thing I want to do now is solve more and more puzzles. DASH was a lot of fun, but the puzzle hunt was basically an 8-hour outing. Meals and walking time didn’t count toward the solving time, … Continue reading
Back in the mid-Nineties, my roommate had one of those “Magic Eye” posters. You know the ones, right? You stare at them– and in some cases, stare and stare– until the pattern reveals itself. Only for me, it never did. … Continue reading
In the morning, I’ll be off to my first puzzle hunt! I hear DASH 3 is not as tough as some other puzzle hunts, and you know what? That is fine by me. I’m not keen on partaking of the … Continue reading
Southern Californians, if you haven’t already registered for Sunday’s Crosswords LA tournament, fret not! You can sign up as a walk-in. Just get yourself to Loyola Marymount University before 11 a.m. I’ve test-solved all the Crosswords LA puzzles (constructed specifically … Continue reading
Please head to the Crossword Compiler forum to share any suggestions you may have for improving the Puzzle Solver/Crossword Solver program so that you’ll like it as much as Across Lite, if not more so. Do skim the existing posts … Continue reading
Today the Chicago Tribune ran a story about last Saturday’s notable LA Times crossword by Michael Wiesenberg—by none other than LA Times crossword editor Rich Norris. Check it out.