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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NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD CONTEST ALERT: The puzzle you want is not posted in Across Lite at the usual place. You can print the PDF, get the Across Lite file at xwordinfo.com (thanks to Jim Horne), or solve in the … Continue reading
I caught up on some puzzles this morning while getting an oil change. My favorite was the “Double or Nothing” variety crossword by Eric Berlin and Patrick Berry. You can download the easier version (PDF) and get instructions for the … Continue reading
You don’t mind if a crossword constructor toys with the symmetry rules on occasion, do you? I don’t. Patrick Blindauer‘s posted a new puzzle, “Campfire Meeting,” on his website. I just did it and loved the never-before-seen theme.
Dear Readers: If you hate all rebus puzzles as a matter of principle/taste, would you please just ignore the crosswords that have them and refrain from assigning a star rating here? We see that you give rebus puzzles 1-star ratings, … Continue reading
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