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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Happy Thanksgiving! I am thankful for the many brilliant people who make crosswords, the hard-working people who deliver the puzzles to us, and a phenomenal assemblage of blog commenters. Here, have a piece of my pecan pie. You want me … Continue reading
Contest crosswords abound this week! The Fireball is a crossword of moderately rigorous difficulty with a meta puzzle I haven’t cracked (and neither will be blogged today); meta deadline is Sunday. The Thursday BEQ also has a meta contest, deadline … Continue reading
There are two upcoming crossword tournaments on opposite sides of the country: BACFill, née the Bay Area Crossword Tournament, this Saturday, September 8. The 16th Westchester Crossword Puzzle Tournament, held at Will Shortz’s Westchester Table Tennis Center, on Friday, September … Continue reading