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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It’s time to move on. This quirky little feature has always been a little divergent from Diary‘s core content, and I feel like I’ve accomplished about as much with it as I can. I mean, the Taylor Swift lyric is … Continue reading
ANNOUNCEMENT: In conjunction with my new book, I have begun work on my latest (and probably last) giant crossword. Ubercross Fiddy was a 50×50 New York Times-style grid, and Ubercross C-Spot a record-setting 120×120 New York Times-style grid. The Ubercross … Continue reading
My own book, On Crosswords, is hitting stores next month, and is now available for review in both digital and print form! (Digital, naturally, will reach you faster.) Contact me if interested. I’d be remiss if I didn’t say here … Continue reading
I’m actually going to release this one ahead of schedule, just to let you all know that the Wired 20 puzzlehunt is on! Mike Selinker and Tyler Hinman are among the contributors, so if you’re a Wired reader and puzzle … Continue reading
I know, I know. Still behind. We’ll be catching up to current events this weekend, for sure! Let’s start the chart with Crossword Race #3, “Turtle Power…” New York Times seeks “games job director” to handle “digital crosswords and other … Continue reading
The New York Times crossword, measured independently of the rest of the paper, is more profitable than ever… but the company itself faces a grim decline in profits which could still affect that fabled institution over the long run. (Is … Continue reading