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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Welcome back! It’s now Day Five of Orcas Week, our annual celebration of exceptional crosswords from 2014. Today we present the award for Best Gimmick Crossword, a puzzle that employs a unique twist or novel concept. After today there are … Continue reading
If you’re not an AV Club Crossword subscriber, I strongly encourage you to buy this week’s terrific offering for $1 here and solve it before you peek at the write-up below.
The NYT write-up will be on the late side tonight—joint summer birthday festivities with two of my oldest (as in “of longest duration) friends! And I have a cold and cough, so I will be wiped out when I get … Continue reading
You see the high ratings up there for Fireball and AV Club? You can’t get Fireball without subscribing for the whole year of puzzles, but nonsubscribers can get Caleb’s AV Club puzzle for a measly dollar.