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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Fireball Crosswords is/are back! $16 gets you this year’s slate of 40 tough puzzles, edited by Peter Gordon and constructed by Peter and his contributors. Subscribe at the Fireball page. You won’t be sorry (unless you really aren’t up to … Continue reading
Jonesin’ 3:31 NYT 3:18 LAT 3:51 (Jeffrey) CS 4:29 (Evad) If you haven’t seen the NYT video of David Kwong constructing a crossword and doing a magic trick at the same time, scroll down to the next post.
Jonesin’ 3:40 NYT 3:17 LAT 3:09 CS untimed
NYT 3:58 Onion 3:23 LAT 3:10 CS untimed Hello! This is kinda funny. Last night at this time, I was at the Cubs-Pirates game, watching the Cubs wallop Pittsburgh 14-2. And now? In tonight’s game, the Cubs are down 14-2 … Continue reading
Fireball 6:08 Tausig untimed BEQ 4:06 NYT 4:02 LAT 3:46 CS untimed
LAT 8:54 NYT 8:05 Reagle untimed BG untimed, and actually unsolved WaPo Puzzler 7:33 (.puz file here—newish themeless puzzle) CS 3:20