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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The CHE puzzle returns 6/7; the publication runs biweekly in the summer. The lack of a puzzle this week didn’t stop some yob from assigning it a 1-star rating before I deleted the ratings link. Some people!
Happy New Year! Thanks for visiting Diary of a Crossword Fiend in 2012. Jeffrey crunched the numbers, and we reviewed 1,862 crosswords during the year. Me, I blogged 865 puzzles. (I even remember a few of them.) This was the … Continue reading
Note to solvers: On Crossword Fiend’s “Today’s Puzzles” download page, we’ve switched the days for Ben Tausig’s Ink Well puzzle and the AV Club puzzle. Look for the Ink Well puzzle and its review on Wednesdays, and the American Values … Continue reading