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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Newsday 6:43 LAT 4:40 NYT 3:57 CS untimed WSJ Saturday Puzzle 24:37 (Patrick Berry’s “Section Eight”)
Newsday 8:35 NYT 6:12 LAT 5:58 CS untimed WSJ Saturday Puzzle, “Riding the Waves” 10:20 – Patrick Berry variety puzzle pdf
Newsday 9:59 NYT untimed LAT 4:45 CS untimed WSJ Saturday Puzzle—a Hex cryptic! (PDF here) 22 minutes ’til I got too sleepy to unravel the last corner, 3 more minutes Saturday a.m.
Newsday 6:38 NYT 6:33 LAT 4:38 CS untimed WSJ Saturday puzzle 19 minutes—whoo-hoo, it’s a Hex cryptic! (PDF here) Did the rest of you watch the Scripps spelling bee on TV tonight? There were some crazy-hard words in the mix, … Continue reading
Newsday 10:13 NYT 7:24 LAT 4:06 CS 3:13 WSJ Saturday Puzzle (Mike Shenk’s “Spell Weaving”) — about 10 minutes
NYT 7:00 (joon—across lite) LAT 2:45 (joon—across lite) CS untimed (Janie) Newsday 11:15 (Jeffrey – paper) – now updated WSJ “Rows Garden” (Jeffrey – solved but not blogged. Just ask questions in the comments if you need help.) Message from … Continue reading
Newsday 6:11 NYT 5:38 LAT 4:04 CS untimed WSJ Saturday Puzzle: “Rows Garden” — about a half hour