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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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.
Do you crave Rows Garden puzzles? How about other types of variety puzzles? Were you bummed when Will Shortz’s Wordplay magazine went under? Joon Pahk is starting up Outside the Box Puzzles (great name!). A Rows Garden puzzle every Tuesday, … Continue reading