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 4:36 (40 seconds to find my typo!) LAT untimed (PuzzleGirl) CS untimed (Janie) Tausig 9:19 (Jeffrey) Fireball 8:26 (Jeffrey) Happy Tax Day, and Happy Birthday to Ellen Ripstein! Edited to add: Jeffrey and perhaps another member of Team Fiend … Continue reading
BEQ 6:52 LAT 4:49 in that Flash interface I don’t like NYT 3:03 CS untimed Terrific news x 2! First, reports of my retirement from blogging were premature. Hey, my Friday post went up on Thursday night, when it was … Continue reading
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
BEQ 4:30 NYT 2:28 LAT 4:27 in that L.A. Times Flash interface that stymies me CS untimed My mother listened to Puzzlemaster Will Shortz on NPR this morning. The special guests at the ACPT—which is coming up next weekend (!!) … Continue reading
Fireball 6:33 NYT 4:19 LAT 3:36 CS untimed Tausig untimed
NYT untimed (Amy) CS untimed (Janie)/4:16 (Amy) Tausig 7:10 (Jeffrey) LAT 6:14 (Jeffrey)