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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Five things: 1. Lollapuzzoola 5 is this Saturday For details on Crosswordland’s most whimsical tournament, click here. Red-hot list of puzzlemakers: “In reverse alphabetical order by the last letter of their first name, this year’s constructors are Tony Orbach, Matt … Continue reading
—review in Friday post
Joon fans, head over to Brendan Quigley’s site for an interview with Joon as well as a strikingly BEQesque crossword by Joon.
LAT 2:56 NYT 2:44 CS 6:18 (Evad) BEQ 5:50
NYT 6:18 (paper) LAT 4:48 CS untimed Newsday 7:51 WSJ Saturday Puzzle 6:44 (Marching Bands) Special cross-blog tie-in tonight: Over at the NYT’s Wordplay blog, Anne Erdmann has written about her experience with the Times puzzle, a speed solver’s play-by-play. … Continue reading
NYT uh, I forgot how long this took me LAT 5:13 BEQ-DQ 7:44 CHE 3:43 CS untimed WSJ 7:24