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: Samuel A. Donaldson
Newsday 6:38 NYT 6:33 LAT 4:38 CS untimed WSJ Saturday puzzle 19 minutes—whoo-hoo, it’s a Hex cryptic! (PDF here) Did the rest of you watch the Scripps spelling bee on TV tonight? There were some crazy-hard words in the mix, … Continue reading
Newsday 6:52 NYT 5:46 LAT 3:51 CS untimed WSJ Saturday Puzzle (acrostic applet recommended) I dunno, 4 to 6 minutes, maybe Announcements, Category 1: Birthdays April 24 is the birthday of several friends of the blog who are pretty terrific … Continue reading
NYT Hours and hours! (Sam) LAT 9:15 (Sam) Newsday 48:17 (Sam) CS untimed Amy’s in transit from Chicago to a secret sunny destination for spring break, so it’s me, Sam Donaldson, sitting in for the weekend puzzles. Wait, that means … Continue reading