NYT 5:41 (Amy) (3.94 avg; 48 ratings)
Fireball 6:45 (Amy) (3.56 avg; 9 ratings)
LAT 5:19 (Gareth) (2.43 avg; 14 ratings)
CS 9:34 (Ade) (3.83 avg; 3 ratings)
BEQ 5:53 (Ben) (4.20 avg; 10 ratings)
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.