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 6:47 (Sam) LAT 4:50 (Sam) Onion 8:51 (Sam) CS untimed Happy Hump Day, everyone. Sam Donaldson here to review three of this week’s Wednesday crosswords. As usual, Janie will drop in with her review of the CrosSynergy puzzle a … Continue reading
BEQ 4:48 NYT 3:06 LAT 3:01 CS tba 5/2 NYT diagramless untimed
NYT 8:36 Newsday 6:57 LAT 4:35 CS untimed WSJ Saturday Puzzle (Snake Charmer) 2:57 It’s here! April 17 is here! Saturday afternoon, I’ll be at the Marbles Chicago Crossword Tournament. Anne Erdmann, Katje Sabin, and Bob Petitto plan to volunteer … Continue reading
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