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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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
Happy Christmas Eve to those who celebrate it, and Happy Hanukkah to its crowd too. And Happy Festivus (it was December 23)—when I complain about crossword fill, what is that but an Airing of Grievances? Team Fiend’s Jeffrey will be … Continue reading