NYT 4:10 (Amy) (3.89 avg; 23 ratings)
Fireball 3:29 (Amy) (4.00 avg; 11 ratings)
LAT 4:21 (Gareth) (3.64 avg; 14 ratings)
BEQ 8:09 (Matt) (3.22 avg; 9 ratings)
CS 13:11 (Ade) (3.50 avg; 5 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.