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.
Tag Archives: Peter Gordon
Thursday ushers in the month of August, and you know what that means—a brand-new puzzle from Patrick Blindauer. Look for that on Thursday, and then look for Matt’s review of the puzzle in Friday’s post.
People of Earth! Lollapuzzoola is two weeks from Saturday. Can you get yourself to Manhattan on August 10? If so, then you’ll want to register for the funnest crossword tournament in existence. (I’ll be there with invisible, silent bells on.) … Continue reading
Hey! “Happy bloggiversary to me. Happy bloggiversary to me. Happy bloggiveeeeeersary, dear meee. Happy bloggiversary tooooo meeee.” June 13 marks the 8th anniversary of Diary of a Crossword Fiend. It’s been a helluva ride. Glad you are all here!
Peter Gordon’s launching a new (quasi-)weekly current-events crossword via Kickstarter. For a pledge of $5 or more, you’ll get a puzzle nearly every week from July to December, via email, full of topical references. This is similar to what Peter … Continue reading