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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If you are seriously interested in learning to construct crosswords, there are books and other resources (including mentors) that are incredibly helpful. If you just want an overview of the process, you’re in luck! The folks at Mental Floss have … Continue reading
Fireball contest puzzle by Peter Broda this week, so no write-up yet. I hope Peter or Peter will remind me to blog the puzzle come Sunday.
There are two well-known crossword tournaments taking place in the next two weeks. Both are great options for trying your hand at competing if you’ve never attended a crossword tournament before. (Click the links for additional info.) The Bay Area … Continue reading