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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Matt Gaffney’s got a serious article over at Politico. It’s called “The crossword writer’s candidates” and it’s an examination of crossword constructors’ professional reasons for supporting a presidential candidate. It goes way beyond U NU, people.
Announcement! Patrick Berry just posted a new variety cryptic at his A-Frame Games website. Here’s the PDF link. Haven’t had a chance to poke the puzzle yet.
Patrick Blindauer posted his monthly puzzle for August on the 1st. Have you done it yet? Available in .puz and .pdf formats here. Matt Gaffney’s review appears below.