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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If you’ve got $1.49, a Kindle or the Kindle app, and an hour to kill, check out constructor Robert Harris’s mystery novella, A Most Puzzling Murder. It’s a murder mystery set at a crossword tournament in New York, an event … Continue reading
If you’re curious to see the scores and standings for the Crosswords LA tournament, they’re here. I’m particularly fond of the histograms showing the distribution of puzzle submissions by minutes remaining on the clock. Data!
Have you been enjoying Evan Birnholz’s Devil Cross crosswords? Not only was it Evan’s birthday on Thursday, he also launched a Devil Cross fund-raiser. Put $10 in the tip jar to support Evan’s puzzling, and he’ll send you two 21×21 … Continue reading