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: January 2013
Check out Noah Veltman’s data-crunching using a database of NYT crossword entries from 1996-2012 and the Google Books Ngram tool. Right there at the top of the list of “crosswordiest” fill is ASEA. We may think it’s a super-common word … Continue reading
Australian puzzler David Astle, whose engaging and crosswordy memoir and discussion of cryptics and more is available in a Kindle edition (Puzzled), is working on a new book called The Great Clue Chase. The new work will be a celebration … Continue reading