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
I hopped from a link Deb Amlen posted on Facebook to Noah Veltman’s list of the “Crosswordiest Words” in the 1996–2012 New York Times crossword. The frequency of the crossword entries (excluding proper nouns and multi-word answers) were measured against … Continue reading
(Reagle, original write-up from 1 Nov 2009)
Last Saturday, the Crosswords LA tournament entertained and challenged participants with a line-up of excellent crosswords—and now you can obtain a set of these puzzles (plus assorted bonus puzzles by other terrific constructors!) for a mere $8 from Crossword Nexus. … Continue reading
The Fireball crossword is a contest puzzle this week, so watch for the write-up Sunday night or Monday. (Peter, please remind me on Sunday!)