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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Belatedly interjected second announcement! Matt Gaffney will have his review of Patrick Blindauer’s monthly website puzzle tomorrow. The puzzle is up today, here. Get on that! Announcement! The lineup of puzzle constructors for the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament was announced … Continue reading
Australian puzzler David Astle, whose engaging and crosswordy memoir and discussion of cryptics and more is available in a Kindle edition (Puzzled), is working on a new book called The Great Clue Chase. The new work will be a celebration … Continue reading
Annotated reading list: Ben Tausig’s essay at The Awl, “Solving the Broken Crossword Puzzle Economy”: A look at alternatives to the traditional “submit your puzzle, hope it’s accepted, sign away all rights, receive wee fraction of the publisher’s revenues” stream … Continue reading