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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There’s no new Ink Well puzzle by Ben Tausig this week. Ben is a real mensch and he spent too much time with a friend in the hospital to make new puzzles last week. We wish Ben’s friend well and … Continue reading
Thinking of all of you who are in Sandy’s path and bearing the brunt of the storm. Friends in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Virginia have lost power, and I know they’ve got plenty of company. Stay warm, dry, … Continue reading
Attention, crossworders in the Chicago, Philadelphia, and Baltimore metro areas! Marbles: The Brain Store will host amateur crossword tournaments the weekend of April 28-29 in several locations: The Grand Avenue flagship store in downtown Chicago The King of Prussia Mall (the … Continue reading
Don’t miss Matt Gaffney’s Slate article about “the Shortz Factor,” which is a measure of crossword fame vs. real-world fame. Which people who are common crossword answers are more famous in crosswords than in the rest of the pages of … Continue reading