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.
Author Archives: Jeffrey
“Friends in Low Places” by Harvey Estes – 19:36 Hi everybody. Despite being on a top secret mission in deepest darkest Ontario, I’m here for your blogging pleasure. After all, if I miss too many, the Fiend Executive might start … Continue reading
“Capitalist Pig” by Dan Fisher – 10:45 Last weekend, sandwiched by visits to Disneyland, I attended the Crosswords LA 2010 Tournament. Eric Maddy gave a recap here, and the puzzles have been reported as they appeared in the New York … Continue reading
“Presented in 3-D” by Randolph Ross – 11:34 Put on your wacky glasses because today’s puzzle is “Presented in 3-D”.
Alice Long’s “Joint Accounts” Wall Street Journal Puzzle – 8:03 Hello again. I’ve got a bonus “puzzle” after we look at today’s Wall Street Journal. Parental discretion advised.
Onion 5:49 (Black Ink) BEQ 5:28 (Black Ink) NYT 5:12 (Jeffrey)/3:43 (Amy) LAT 3:15 (Black Ink) CS untimed Shhh!!! Amy’s sleeping. This is Jeffrey, sort of awake on Pacific Daylight Time, filling in.
“Moral Compass” by Brendan Emmett Quigley – 16:40 Today we get a timely quote puzzle from Brendan Emmett Quigley. Yes, the Brendan Emmett Quigley who has three great puzzles weekly at his own site, www.brendanemmettquigley.com , including a contest today. … Continue reading