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.
NYT 15:34 (Matt) (3.54 avg; 38 ratings)
Reagle 6:53 (joon—paper) (3.44 avg; 8 ratings)
Hex/Hook untimed (pannonica) (3.17 avg; 3 ratings)
LAT 10:00 (Gareth) (3.69 avg; 8 ratings)
WaPo untimed (Janie) (4.31 avg; 16 ratings)
CS 16:11 (Ade) (3.95 avg; 11 ratings)
Fireball’s on vacation for a few weeks.
The AV Club puzzle’s a contest crossword. The deadline’s Sunday night, so look for the write-up in Monday’s post. (Have deleted the ratings widget for the puzzle after just one vote was cast, for 4.5 stars.)