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: October 2012
No Fireball puzzle this week. Blame Sandy. Glad that Peter Gordon’s electricity is back on (Long Island); hope full internet access follows soon. Announcement! Patrick Blindauer’s website puzzle for the month of November (“For Blockheads”) is posted now, and his … Continue reading
Hello, people with electricity and internet access! Now’s our chance to talk smack about our friends in New Jersey and other Mid-Atlantic states. They’ll never know!
Thinking of all of you who are in Sandy’s path and bearing the brunt of the storm. Friends in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Virginia have lost power, and I know they’ve got plenty of company. Stay warm, dry, … Continue reading
“Drop the crossword puzzle and go outside, you old nerds, before your brains fall out through your ears,” said the Wall Street Journal and Daily Mail. All right, I’m paraphrasing, but only slightly. Many news outlets ran with a study … Continue reading