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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Kameron Austin Collins, one of my favorite newish themeless constructors, talks the talk and walks the walk. In addition to honing his craft with a fresh low-word-count themeless every two weeks via his newsletter, he’s also offering to address the … Continue reading
Last Saturday, the Crosswords LA tournament entertained and challenged participants with a line-up of excellent crosswords—and now you can obtain a set of these puzzles (plus assorted bonus puzzles by other terrific constructors!) for a mere $8 from Crossword Nexus. … Continue reading
The WSJ puzzle for Friday is a contest puzzle by Matt Gaffney. Dave will review it on Crossword Fiend after the contest closes Sunday evening.
You can solve Merl’s “Wiseguy Studies” puzzle at the Washington Post site (click play, choose the 8/30 puzzle).