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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Patrick Blindauer’s monthly puzzle for January has been posted (see http://patrickblindauer.com/play.html to download it). Sometime on Wednesday, Matt Gaffney’s review will be posted. If you don’t want a fun solve spoiled, be sure to head to Patrick’s website.
CONTEST! In honor of the fireballs from space that will surely destroy the earth starting Friday. You’ve seen the weather forecast, right? I am in possession of a hot-off-the-press advance copy of the Blazingly Hard Fireball Crosswords puzzle book. Most … Continue reading
Do any of you remember Peter Valentine’s daily poems created from words in the NYT crossword? Peter took a 7-year hiatus but is back in the poet’s saddle (what? is that not a thing?). “The ‘across’ section of the poem … Continue reading
NYT “play against the clock” applet fans: Have you found yourself getting bounced back to the main puzzle page every time you click the link for the applet? I tried it in three different browsers and got bounced every time. … Continue reading