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: December 2011
If you’re looking for Merl Reagle’s puzzle before the Crossword Fiend “Today’s Puzzles” links flip over to Sunday, the .puz is at http://mazerlm.home.comcast.net/~mazerlm/pi120101.puz. (As of lunchtime Saturday, the Puzzle Pointers calendar for 2012 Merls isn’t up yet.) You can also … Continue reading
For reasons that might become clear by the end of this piece, crossword history has been on my mind lately. And with every news and media outlet coming out with a “year in retrospective,” I thought crosswording might deserve one … Continue reading
Three announcements! Trip Payne‘s going to create a puzzle extravaganza contest—a dozen puzzles of various types with words and images, plus a final “meta” puzzle—this spring if he gets enough funding via Kickstarter.com. The puzzles will be along the lines … Continue reading