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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Greetings, Friday solvers! You like a challenge, don’t you? Trip Payne is cooking up another one of his puzzle extravaganzas (12 puzzles plus a metapuzzle to crack—with a prize of $100 for each of two randomly selected people with correct … Continue reading
Good luck to everyone competing at the Crosswords LA tournament on Saturday! Thanks to Marbles: The Brain Store, the principal sponsor, the top prize is ACPT registration and plane tickets to get there. Clearly the coolest prize a charitable fund-raiser … Continue reading
Today is “thank the whole Crossword Fiend crew” day! The smart and entertaining folks who are currently reviewing puzzles here regularly are pannonica, Gareth Bain, Matt Gaffney, Joon Pahk, Sam Donaldson, Dave Sullivan, Andy Kravis, and Janie Smulyan. Dave also … Continue reading
Roger Ebert, rest in peace. His Sun-Times colleague Neil Steinberg wrote a lovely tribute, as have many others. Roger was perhaps the best and the most beloved critic ever. When I met him at his book signing, I told him … Continue reading