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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Great news! Thanks to a donation from PuzzleSocial Inc. (my employer! a fun company), the ACPT’s pool of prize money has doubled to $15,000. Top 10 solvers who aren’t finalists will leave with checks in addition to trophies. #2 and … Continue reading
Two good Slate reads on the crossword plagiarism kerfuffle: Matt Gaffney explains how to discern whether theme similarity is mere coincidence or more likely to represent plagiarism. Comedy writer Frank Lesser pens the noir tale of a crossword detective. I … Continue reading
Today’s AV Club puzzle from Erik Agard has a meta contest – we’ll have a writeup next Monday.