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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ACPT registration for 2015 (March 27-29) is open now. If you’re going to Stamford, Connecticut, start making your plans. The schedule’s pretty sketchy at this point—games and entertainment not yet determined, other than another Sunday morning talent show (…that I … Continue reading
I probably won’t get to the Sunday NYT crossword till 10 pm or later. In the meantime, I’ve got Merl’s puzzle, and I can pass along Sunday NYT constructor Eric Berlin’s advice to avoid reading the hint if you want … Continue reading
* “Hex/Hook” is the same thing as “BG.”
Reminder: ★★★★★ = A++. ★★★★ = solid A. ★★★ = B. ★★ = C. ★ = D/F. I look askance at most of the 5-star votes and all of the 1-star votes I see here. Really, who gave 1 … Continue reading
Onion 4:57 NYT 3:07 LAT 4:30 CS untimed