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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Have you checked out Hayley Gold’s Across and Down site lately? Hayley essentially blogs an NYT crossword about once a week—whenever a puzzle inspires her creativity—in webcomic form. She often unearths an angle I hadn’t considered. Hayley’s also looking to … Continue reading
News from the West Coast! At Crosswords LA, Eric Maddy emerged victorious from a tough finals puzzle by David Quarfoot. Jordan Chodorow placed second and John Beck third. Congrats, gentlemen, and congrats to tournament organizer Elissa Grossman!
Note to solvers from Chronicle of Higher Education crossword editor Brad Wilber: “Apologies to those CHE solvers using their keyboard — and the timer — in Across Lite. Notice that the clock has already been allowed to run up to … Continue reading