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.
Category Archives: Daily Puzzles
Last call for the Fireball Newsweekly Crosswords venture on Kickstarter.com—Sunday afternoon is the deadline. Easier puzzles from Peter Gordon—and with super-topical fill. Click here for more details or to sign up. Happy Father’s Day to all the papas out there!
Today is “thank the whole Crossword Fiend crew” day! The smart and entertaining folks who are currently reviewing puzzles here regularly are pannonica, Gareth Bain, Matt Gaffney, Joon Pahk, Sam Donaldson, Dave Sullivan, Andy Kravis, and Janie Smulyan. Dave also … Continue reading
The Chronicle of Higher Education is off this week. Those academics, always slacking off in the summer. Oh, and Happy Flag Day, everyone.
Hey! “Happy bloggiversary to me. Happy bloggiversary to me. Happy bloggiveeeeeersary, dear meee. Happy bloggiversary tooooo meeee.” June 13 marks the 8th anniversary of Diary of a Crossword Fiend. It’s been a helluva ride. Glad you are all here!