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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Thinking of all of you who are in Sandy’s path and bearing the brunt of the storm. Friends in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Virginia have lost power, and I know they’ve got plenty of company. Stay warm, dry, … Continue reading
Two announcements: Thanks to the Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project that teenage constructor David Steinberg (recently profiled in the Orange County Register) is spearheading, we can now see—and solve—Maleska-era NYT crosswords online. Jim Horne is an enthusiastic member of Team Pre-Shortzian, and … Continue reading
I’ve belatedly reviewed Ben Tausig’s Ink Well crossword in the Thursday post. I suggest an alternate clue for one of his answers. Can you guess the answer to [Noted role for soprano Géori Boué]? There is also a shout-out to … Continue reading
There are two upcoming crossword tournaments on opposite sides of the country: BACFill, née the Bay Area Crossword Tournament, this Saturday, September 8. The 16th Westchester Crossword Puzzle Tournament, held at Will Shortz’s Westchester Table Tennis Center, on Friday, September … Continue reading