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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The CHE puzzle returns 6/7; the publication runs biweekly in the summer. The lack of a puzzle this week didn’t stop some yob from assigning it a 1-star rating before I deleted the ratings link. Some people!
It’s time to announce the Fireball Crosswords contest winner! I admired the submissions of Jefe, the domestic goddess, Jeff Chen, Phil, and Bob Stigger, but have to give the edge to Xan for his evocative and perplexing explanation: ”I didn’t subscribe … Continue reading
Terrific publicity for Merl Reagle’s upcoming crossword contest—Merl’s moving essay in The Huffington Post details his reasons for partnering with the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. I just registered for the contest here. I’m pretty sure I won’t win (Trip Payne deserves … Continue reading
Attention, crossworders in the Chicago, Philadelphia, and Baltimore metro areas! Marbles: The Brain Store will host amateur crossword tournaments the weekend of April 28-29 in several locations: The Grand Avenue flagship store in downtown Chicago The King of Prussia Mall (the … Continue reading