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: Amy Reynaldo
If Patrick Blindauer’s recent week of meta-puzzle crosswords in the New York Times whetted your appetite for more, sign up for Patrick’s next puzzle suite, Space Puzzlefest.
Anna Shechtman wrote about getting started in crossword constructing and working for Will Shortz here.
If you’ve got $1.49, a Kindle or the Kindle app, and an hour to kill, check out constructor Robert Harris’s mystery novella, A Most Puzzling Murder. It’s a murder mystery set at a crossword tournament in New York, an event … Continue reading
Fireball write-up coming Sunday night in the 11/10 post. Contest puzzle! Non-impossible meta! Nikki Gloudeman at Ravishly interviewed me for her article, “Does The New York Times Crossword Puzzle Have A Sexism Problem?” Gloudeman asks: “But if solvers are pretty … Continue reading