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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Hearty congratulations to Ben Tausig on the publication of a gorgeous new book, The Curious History of the Crossword: 100 Puzzles from Then and Now. I have barely had a chance to look through it yet, but have already marveled … Continue reading
We’re back on the black and white carpet, just minutes from the start of the 2012 Orca Awards! Just like last year, this year’s Orca ceremony promises lots of surprises and special moments, including the Margaret Farrar Award for constructor … Continue reading
Happy Valentine’s Day to all of you—particularly the sweethearts who write puzzle reviews here! News flash: Michael “Rex Parker” Sharp has put together a Red Cross fundraiser of a puzzle book. You can download the book’s PDF at American Red … Continue reading
No Fireball post today since this week’s puzzle is a contest puzzle. (I’ve filled the grid but haven’t figured out where to go in my search for the meta answer.)