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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Psst: Did you know Matt Gaffney is blogging the NYT puzzle all week over at the Rex Parker site? Don’t miss it.
Meta fans, the 2014 round of the Muller Monthly Music Meta kicks off Tuesday. Visit Pete Muller’s site for the lowdown on the 2013 results and to subscribe to the 2014 puzzles.
Did you all hear the good news for crossword constructors? The New York Times raised its payment for a daily puzzle from $200 to $300. (Sunday puzzles remain at $1000.) Peter Gordon promptly raised the Fireball contributor rate to a … Continue reading
Stay warm, people! The polar vortex is unleashing its fury upon us, unless we live in Florida.
By (recent) popular demand, the star ratings widget now offers the .5 increments in addition to whole numbers. I will continue assigning my own star ratings in the text without regard for a standard degree of mathematical fineness. If I’m … Continue reading