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 here on the black and white carpet, just minutes from the start of the 2011 Orca Awards! It’s a veritable who’s who of crosswording talent, and many are dressed in DIOR or YSL. The excitement is truly palpable! Before … Continue reading
Quick recap of the Marbles Chicago Crossword Tournament: Eric Maddy took first place, Marty Howard placed second, and Kent Brody came in third. Congrats, gentlemen! Anne Erdmann was Chief Paper Collector and Bob Petitto was Head Clock-watcher—thanks to Anne and … Continue reading
Announcement the First: That Cru dinner I mentioned in yesterday’s post? Don’t be daunted by that “Cru” designation. If you are reading any crossword blog, you are officially a member of the Cru(civerbal) crowd. I encourage you to sign up … Continue reading