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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Hey! The ACPT is mere days away. The charming and delightful SethG will hold down the fort whilst the rest of the Fiend blogging team carouses at the tournament and schmoozes over dinner. I’m glad that the tournament’s moved back … Continue reading
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NYT 5:15 LAT untimed (Jeffrey) CHE 4:50 CS untimed (Janie) WSJ 12:25 (Jeffrey) Hmm, I am wiped out after a long day of cooking and eating. Not sure I’ll actually get to all of the Friday puzzles this week. We … Continue reading
Onion 5:49 (Black Ink) BEQ 5:28 (Black Ink) NYT 5:12 (Jeffrey)/3:43 (Amy) LAT 3:15 (Black Ink) CS untimed Shhh!!! Amy’s sleeping. This is Jeffrey, sort of awake on Pacific Daylight Time, filling in.
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BEQ 5:06 Onion 4:09 NYT 3:17 (after subtracting browser lag time) LAT 2:55 CS untimed