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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Here at Fiend Central Amalgamated Satellite Office, I’ve been monitoring some of the goings-on at the ACPT. Seems as if Patrick Blindauer’s puzzle #5 was some sort of soul-crusher, but at the end of Day One, the usual suspects occupy … Continue reading
Good news! If you’re am iPad/iPhone puzzle solver, the American Red Crosswords set of puzzles are now available for iOS via the Puzzazz app. Details here, along with links for those of you outside the U.S. who’d like to support … Continue reading
We’re back on the black and white carpet, just minutes from the start of the 2012 Orca Awards! Just like last year, this year’s Orca ceremony promises lots of surprises and special moments, including the Margaret Farrar Award for constructor … Continue reading
It’s here! It’s finally here! Sunday, the Oscars, and of course the Orcas. Tune in here at Crossword Fiend at noon Eastern/9 am Pacific when Sam Donaldson posts the winners of the Orca Awards. Best easy puzzle! Best themeless! Best … Continue reading
Have you visited americanredcrosswords.blogspot.com yet to download the terrific all-volunteer puzzle book created to raise money for Hurricane Sandy relief? The suggested Red Cross Disaster Relief donation is $20. More than 1,200 people have downloaded the puzzles already, so join … Continue reading