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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We’re back on the black and white carpet, just minutes from the start of the 2012 Orca Awards! Just like last year, this year’s Orca ceremony promises lots of surprises and special moments, including the Margaret Farrar Award for constructor … Continue reading
Two announcements: Thanks to the Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project that teenage constructor David Steinberg (recently profiled in the Orange County Register) is spearheading, we can now see—and solve—Maleska-era NYT crosswords online. Jim Horne is an enthusiastic member of Team Pre-Shortzian, and … Continue reading
No BEQ post Thursday since it’s a contest puzzle. What I can tell you is that it was a 12-minute puzzle (plus a minute for the meta) for Matt, 7:30 (plus a bit for the meta) for me. Was it … Continue reading