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
We’re less than 3 weeks out from the 7th Running of the Lollapuzzoola Solving Bulls! Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 9. If you can get yourself to Manhattan then, I encourage you to join the fun and I promise … Continue reading
I probably won’t get to the Sunday NYT crossword till 10 pm or later. In the meantime, I’ve got Merl’s puzzle, and I can pass along Sunday NYT constructor Eric Berlin’s advice to avoid reading the hint if you want … Continue reading
We’ll talk about the Fireball puzzle Sunday night or Monday, in the Monday post. Contest puzzle! And I’ve griped that the Fireball metas are often too easy, but this one … the first 10 minutes of meta pondering got me … Continue reading