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 Fireball is a contest puzzle. Write-up after the deadline … though I don’t feel compelled to work out the meta answer.
Over at his Devil Cross puzzle site, Evan Birnholz has written a righteous polemic against the underwhelming fill ALER(S) and NLER(S). Check it out.
If you’re looking for Merl’s puzzle and your usual download link isn’t working, you can get the puzzle at the Island of Lost Puzzles.