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: July 2011
I hope a lot of you are going to the fun Lollapuzzoola tournament in its fourth incarnation. Alas, I can’t make it this year (it’s Saturday, August 6, in Manhattan), but I went last year and also test-solved the previous … Continue reading
Man, I hate these @#$% things. Cryptic crosswords are not considered “mutants” in their natural habitat. In fact, often enough, they’re simply called “crosswords.” Strange as this may seem to American sensibilities, there are some British solvers who treat them … Continue reading