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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Do you enjoy themeless crosswords by the younger generation of constructors? Kameron Austin Collins is launching a biweekly subscription deal for themelesses (low-word-count ones). For free! Receive his puzzles via email on the 1st and 15th of the month, beginning … Continue reading
Have you ever looked up a word in the dictionary, keen on learning more about its meaning, only to come up empty-handed? The online dictionary Wordnik, shepherded by able lexicographer Erin McKean, aspires to identify 1 million words that are … Continue reading
Two announcements: Merl Reagle’s wife, Marie Haley, is hosting a memorial for Merl on Sunday, September 27, 5-8 pm. The gathering will be at the University of Tampa’s Vaughn Center, 9th floor, and all are invited. If you’re not able … Continue reading
This is the 10th anniversary of the very first Diary of a Crossword Fiend post! I dedicate this bloggiversary to two lovely puzzlers who we lost this week. Thomas Gazzola of Portland, Oregon, was a math professor, a master of … Continue reading