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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Quick recap of the Marbles Chicago Crossword Tournament: Eric Maddy took first place, Marty Howard placed second, and Kent Brody came in third. Congrats, gentlemen! Anne Erdmann was Chief Paper Collector and Bob Petitto was Head Clock-watcher—thanks to Anne and … Continue reading
Too many puzzles on Thursdays omg I’ve been awake since 4:15 this morning and would like very much to lie down now. Mind you, it’s just past 7 pm as I write this. Will go ahead and post the Fireball … Continue reading
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