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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R.I.P., Bernice Gordon. Deb Amlen’s written an obituary for the woman who was the oldest living crossword constructor. Bernice was making puzzles right up till the end, and about 40 years ago she made X-rated crosswords for Xaviera Hollander (!). … Continue reading
Friday! When the hardcore puzzle people come out to play. People who like Patrick Berry’s puzzles. Maybe even people who are into cryptic crosswords. Patrick loves to make cryptics, especially convoluted variety cryptics. But there is little market for variety … Continue reading