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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Day 18—Eight degrees outside; finally we approach a double-digit temperature that’s not negative. The boy has abandoned his education, and the teachers have forsaken the schools. Our food supplies are running low and we’re burning the books for heat. We … Continue reading
Merry Christmas to those who celebrate it, Happy Belated Solstice to the pagan/nature crowd, Happy Very Belated Hanukkah to our Jewish friends, Happy Weird Day Off Work When Stores Are Closed to those not attuned to the whole Christmas thing, … Continue reading
News flash! Tune in to CBS This Morning on Wednesday from 7 to 9 am (or set your DVR). On the schedule: Mo Rocca’s interviews with various puzzle luminaries in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the crossword.
Two weeks till Christmas! If you’re looking for gift ideas for puzzlers in your life, or if you’re looking for recommendations to pass along to the folks buying you gifts, you could do worse than to peruse Michael Sharp’s suggestions. … Continue reading
Linkfest! Matt Gaffney is making a meta murder mystery crossword suite. You can buy into the project at Kickstarter; if Matt garners $5,000 of pledges by January 3, the pledges will be collected and the puzzles will be sent out. … Continue reading