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: February 2012
Announcement: The team who create the cryptic crossword for The Nation, Joshua Kosman and Henri Picciotto, have just begun writing a blog called Word Salad. I’m afraid I’ve fallen over a month behind on their cryptics (which are uniformly good … Continue reading
You see that “Best Puzzles of 2011″ tab up there? It takes you to a page Evad made for us today, with a list of the 25 top-rated crosswords from last year. If you missed some of them or you … Continue reading
ACPT attendees, there’s still space available for the Cru dinner on Friday, March 16. If you’re reading this, you can consider yourself a member of the Cru(civerbal crowd). For details, check this out.
We’re here on the black and white carpet, just minutes from the start of the 2011 Orca Awards! It’s a veritable who’s who of crosswording talent, and many are dressed in DIOR or YSL. The excitement is truly palpable! Before … Continue reading
Hello puzzle lovers! Team Fiend is back again running the show. So sit back, relax, keep your arms and legs inside the grid at all times, and let’s get solving!