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 Saturday, the Crosswords LA tournament entertained and challenged participants with a line-up of excellent crosswords—and now you can obtain a set of these puzzles (plus assorted bonus puzzles by other terrific constructors!) for a mere $8 from Crossword Nexus. … Continue reading
The Fireball crossword is a contest puzzle this week, so watch for the write-up Sunday night or Monday. (Peter, please remind me on Sunday!)
I haven’t had the presence of mind to pull together my thoughts on legendary crossword constructor Henry Hook, who died this week (the crossword community just learned the sad news this afternoon), but I want to get something up here … Continue reading
Hey, did you notice that you can rate puzzles on the blog’s main page now, rather than having to first click into an individual post? Please don’t be a Goofus and exploit that to assign ratings at random—just be a … Continue reading