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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Announcement: The team who create the cryptic crossword for The Nation, Joshua Kosman and Henri Picciotto, have just begun writing a blog called Word Salad. I’m afraid I’ve fallen over a month behind on their cryptics (which are uniformly good … Continue reading
Happy Christmas Eve to those who celebrate it, and Happy Hanukkah to its crowd too. And Happy Festivus (it was December 23)—when I complain about crossword fill, what is that but an Airing of Grievances? Team Fiend’s Jeffrey will be … Continue reading
Thanksgiving is coming! (Except for you Canadians, who had it weeks ago, and the rest of the world, who doesn’t care when any North Americans overeat.) Wednesday afternoon, I’ll be making pecan pies with my son. If you don’t double … Continue reading
A little advance heads-up from the Times gang: The Friday episode of Patrick Berry’s New York Times Crossword Contest Weekstravaganza will be an unusual one in that it’ll only be available in the newspaper and as a .pdf to print … Continue reading