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 Orcas continue today with the award for Best Sunday-Sized Crossword, the top honor for crosswords 21×21 and larger. (We thought about calling it the Best 21x Crossword, but we figure lay people would think it honors an extremely obscene … Continue reading
It’s time for the 2014 Orca Awards! For the uninitiated, the Orcas honor outstanding achievement in crossword construction. This year, unlike years past, the Orcas will be presented over the course of a week. That’s eight awards over seven days! … Continue reading
Newsflash from Pete Muller: The 2015 MMMM starts today, Tuesday January 20, and once again features a mega-meta hidden in the 12 monthly puzzles. Since there’s a modicum of prestige associated with being among the first to crack it, I’d … Continue reading
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