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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News from the West Coast! At Crosswords LA, Eric Maddy emerged victorious from a tough finals puzzle by David Quarfoot. Jordan Chodorow placed second and John Beck third. Congrats, gentlemen, and congrats to tournament organizer Elissa Grossman!
The NYT write-up will be on the late side tonight—joint summer birthday festivities with two of my oldest (as in “of longest duration) friends! And I have a cold and cough, so I will be wiped out when I get … Continue reading
Happy Father’s Day to all the papas!
Saturday morning update: I often don’t get a chance to do the unblogged indies but they get plenty of raves and I can never resist a “Something Different” challenge, so I just solved Evan Birnholz’s goofy “Something Different” puzzle at … Continue reading