Jonesin' 3:22 (Amy) (4.00 avg; 2 ratings)
NYT 3:03 (Amy) (4.53 avg; 36 ratings)
LAT 2:41 (Amy) (4.26 avg; 19 ratings)
CS 8:37 (Ade) (3.75 avg; 2 ratings)
Xword Nation untimed (Janie) (4.25 avg; 2 ratings)
Blindauer just under 5 minutes (Matt) (3.92 avg; 6 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.