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.
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Set your DVRs, people. There are some crosswordy happenings on TV in the coming week, in celebration of the crosswords’ 100th anniversary. Tomorrow morning, CBS Sunday Morning will air a segment on crosswords. Look for Faith Salie’s interview with ACPT Godzilla/champion Dan … Continue reading
Are you a fan of Rows Garden puzzles? Do you find that the frequency with which you encounter Rows Garden puzzles (occasionally in the Saturday Wall Street Journal, occasionally but quite possibly as reruns in Games/World of Puzzles) is nowhere … Continue reading
.puz/Across Lite solvers: Be sure to read the Notepad entry for the Thursday NYT. It won’t really spoil the solve for you, if you’re one of those people who prefer to solve without benefit of explanatory notes. It will make … Continue reading