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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If you’re curious to see the scores and standings for the Crosswords LA tournament, they’re here. I’m particularly fond of the histograms showing the distribution of puzzle submissions by minutes remaining on the clock. Data!
Links! First up, Anna Shechtman has written a splendid essay for The American Reader on women in crossword construction. I emailed the link to my mom (because Anna quotes me in her essay, and Mom likes to see such things). … Continue reading
Registration’s open for the Crosswords LA tournament! Saturday, October 18. I hope to be there myself. Full details and registration link here.