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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This week’s Fireball is a contest puzzle. Write-up in a few days, after the deadline.
I hopped from a link Deb Amlen posted on Facebook to Noah Veltman’s list of the “Crosswordiest Words” in the 1996–2012 New York Times crossword. The frequency of the crossword entries (excluding proper nouns and multi-word answers) were measured against … Continue reading
Hooray! Team Fiend welcomes another new voice, Erin Milligan-Milburn. Erin’s blogging the Wednesday NYT today. She’ll also be blogging indie puzzles at the new blog, New Grids on the Block. Erin’s a doctor (bringing Team Fiend’s healthcare professional contingent to … Continue reading