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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Happy Thanksgiving! May those of you who ate too much be able to hit the sack without too much indigestion. Thank you to all the readers, and huge thanks to all the members of Team Fiend who keep this site … Continue reading
(Reagle, original write-up from 15 Nov 2009)
I hopped from a link Deb Amlen posted on Facebook to Noah Veltman’s list of the “Crosswordiest Words” in the 1996–2012 New York Times crossword. The frequency of the crossword entries (excluding proper nouns and multi-word answers) were measured against … Continue reading
The AV Club puzzle this week is a meta contest puzzle by Francis Heaney. It will be reviewed on this site after the contest closes Sunday.
The WSJ puzzle for Friday is a meta contest puzzle by Mike Shenk’s alter ego, Marie Kelly. It will be reviewed on this site after the contest closes Sunday evening.