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
Crossword Fiend commenter Bananarchy, a.k.a. Peter Broda, has a new puzzle blog called Cross Nerd. He’s constructing crosswords over there, both themed and mini-themeless (11×11? 11×13? Why not?), all in the Onion A.V. Club vein (i.e., be prepared for salty … Continue reading
Happy Christmas Eve to those who celebrate it, and Happy Hanukkah to its crowd too. And Happy Festivus (it was December 23)—when I complain about crossword fill, what is that but an Airing of Grievances? Team Fiend’s Jeffrey will be … Continue reading
If you’re a Facebook user, check out the new Crosswords app from PuzzleSocial. New ways to solve competitively or in tandem with a friend, plus the standard “solve online by yourself” and “print out the puzzle” options. The familiar CrosSynergy … Continue reading