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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NYT 5:28 CHE 3:25 LAT 3:08 CS untimed WSJ 6:57 (crossword only)
NYT untimed…21 minutes but not exactly speed solving NYT cryptic 9:03 BG 7:43 (joon—across lite) LAT 7:35 Reagle 6:18 WaPo Puzzler 5:29 CS 8:45 (Evad) Looking for the PDF of the Sunday NYT crossword? Click here to download. If you … Continue reading
NYT 5:14 CHE 4:38—I suggest you solve this one on paper (long theme clues) LAT 4:27 BEQ Marching Bands 5:09 CS untimed WSJ 8:29
NYT 4:51 Fireball 4:50 LAT 4:16 Tausig untimed CS untimed
Rex Parker and I aren’t compiling an official set of 2009 Oryx Awards (we hope to do it up big for 2010, though), but I wanted to spotlight the puzzles that enchanted me last year. This list will be heavily … Continue reading
LAT 9:29 NYT 8:49 Reagle 8:09 BG 7:02 CS 3:31 Yes, I know there’s not supposed to be an “m” in Valentine’s Day. But that’s how I pronounced it when I was a wee bairn.
Fireball 6:57 NYT 6:15 LAT 3:01 Tausig untimed CS untimed