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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Here at Fiend Central Amalgamated Satellite Office, I’ve been monitoring some of the goings-on at the ACPT. Seems as if Patrick Blindauer’s puzzle #5 was some sort of soul-crusher, but at the end of Day One, the usual suspects occupy … Continue reading
Note from Amy: Whoops, I blogged Aimee’s AV Club puzzle and put my solving time under “Tausig” above, and neglected to blog Ben’s puzzle. See the Thursday post for the review of Ben’s puzzle. Sorry for mucking up the star … Continue reading
Happy Valentine’s Day to all of you—particularly the sweethearts who write puzzle reviews here! News flash: Michael “Rex Parker” Sharp has put together a Red Cross fundraiser of a puzzle book. You can download the book’s PDF at American Red … Continue reading