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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If you’re attending the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament in a couple weeks—whether you’re a first-timer looking to meet congenial people or you’re looking forward to seeing old friends—you’re invited to the annual Cru dinner. Mike Alpern has organized a buffet … Continue reading
Have you heard? Registration is open for the 36th American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. March 8-10, a little earlier than last year. Brooklyn, same as usual (but last year, Panera opened up just down the block, freeing us all from highway-robbery … Continue reading
Happy New Year! Thanks for visiting Diary of a Crossword Fiend in 2012. Jeffrey crunched the numbers, and we reviewed 1,862 crosswords during the year. Me, I blogged 865 puzzles. (I even remember a few of them.) This was the … Continue reading