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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NYT 6:09 (joon—across lite) WSJ untimed (PG) CS untimed LAT untimed (PG) CHE not this week, i think the scoobies are out in full force this week, so i decided to pitch in even though i’ve been on blogging paternity … Continue reading
Onion 5:49 (Black Ink) BEQ 5:28 (Black Ink) NYT 5:12 (Jeffrey)/3:43 (Amy) LAT 3:15 (Black Ink) CS untimed Shhh!!! Amy’s sleeping. This is Jeffrey, sort of awake on Pacific Daylight Time, filling in.
NYT 5:48 Newsday 5:35 LAT 3:28 CS untimed WSJ Saturday Puzzle untimed (download the PDF—it’s a Hex cryptic)
Rex Parker and I aren’t compiling an official set of 2009 Oryx Awards (we hope to do it up big for 2010, though), but I wanted to spotlight the puzzles that enchanted me last year. This list will be heavily … Continue reading
Onion 6:07 BEQ 5:03 Fireball 4:51 LAT 4:01 NYT 3:14 CS untimed
BEQ 4:37 NYT 3:59 Onion 3:57 LAT 3:something CS untimed
NYT 8:05 Newsday 5:55 LAT 4:15ish CS untimed