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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People of earth! I have exciting news for you. If you have the slightest interest in learning to construct crossword puzzles of your own, you can now own Patrick Berry’s seminal handbook (which includes 70 puzzles that illustrate his points … Continue reading
Fans of the CrosSynergy syndicate’s puzzles that publish in the Washington Post may have noticed a change in puzzle file availability. The Post’s games web page can no longer be used to download a .jpz (Crossword Solver) file. The publisher prefers … Continue reading
If you’re up for a challenge and like anagramming, check out Tim Croce’s anagram crossword. Each answer needs to be anagrammed into something new before being entered in the grid. Took me 24:04, so somewhere between 5 and 10 times … Continue reading