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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First, a few words from our friends at Lollapuzzoola: Lollapuzzoola, the greatest crossword tournament ever held on a Saturday in August, is accepting submissions! Our 9th annual tournament is happening on Saturday, August 13 in New York City — and … Continue reading
Must-read article! Those of you who subscribe to the Cruciverb-L mailing list have already heard about this. A guy named Saul Pwanson (honest!) built a database that could compare thousands of published crosswords and calculate the degree of overlap between … Continue reading
Welcome back to the Orcas, our annual recap honoring outstanding achievement in crossword construction. Today we present the Orca for Best Meta/Contest Crossword, the fifth of nine awards given out this year. To recap the schedule for the week: • … Continue reading
This week’s AV Club puzzle is a contest puzzle from Francis Heaney – a write-up will be posted after the contest deadline closes Sunday.