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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It’s time for the 2014 Orca Awards! For the uninitiated, the Orcas honor outstanding achievement in crossword construction. This year, unlike years past, the Orcas will be presented over the course of a week. That’s eight awards over seven days! … Continue reading
People of earth! I have exciting news for you. If you have the slightest interest in learning to construct crossword puzzles of your own, you can now own Patrick Berry’s seminal handbook (which includes 70 puzzles that illustrate his points … Continue reading
Last-minute holiday shopping needs for the other puzzlers in your life? Consider a gift subscription to a crossword! Here are a few options: Fireball crossword, edited by Peter Gordon, constructed by Peter and contributors American Values Club crossword, edited by … Continue reading