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.
Tag Archives: Ian Livengood
The Orcas are back! Budget cuts forced us to scrap the fancy-shmancy awards ceremony this year. (Now we’ll just have to imagine what Henry Hook would have worn on the black-and-white carpet.) We had a cute little magic show all planned … Continue reading
Attention, ACPTers! There’s still time to get in on the Cru dinner on Friday, March 7. Details here. Attention, constructors! Jeffrey Harris, crossword editor for the Chronicle of Higher Education, is looking for some smartypants puzzles. Here’s Jeffrey’s call for … Continue reading
Attention, New York Times crossword solvers! If you have a puzzle by Kevin Der in your newspaper, check last Friday’s post for the review. If you enjoyed an Ian Livengood puzzle last week, that’s the one being released to the … Continue reading
SoCal event alert: Constructor, editor, high-schooler, and Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project head David Steinberg will be speaking at a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the crossword this Saturday at the Palos Verdes Peninsula Center library. Event details here.
He did it. Andy Kravis won $2.6 million on Million Second Quiz Thursday evening. Very well done, indeed!