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 posted his monthly puzzle for August on the 1st. Have you done it yet? Available in .puz and .pdf formats here. Matt Gaffney’s review appears below.
Well! The last thing I want to do now is solve more and more puzzles. DASH was a lot of fun, but the puzzle hunt was basically an 8-hour outing. Meals and walking time didn’t count toward the solving time, … Continue reading
Newsday 13:05 NYT 6:44 LAT 4:18 WSJ Saturday Puzzle 22:27*—Patrick Berry variety grid, “In Boxes” pdf CS untimed (Janie)
Newsday 5:15 with one error NYT 5:13 LAT 4:24 CS untimed WSJ Saturday Puzzle 26:30—ooh, is it Hex cryptic week? It is!
NYT 6:06 LAT 3:49 CS untimed Tausig tba There’s a lovely obituary for Dan Naddor in the L.A. Times. Astonishingly, there are 20 more of his crossword puzzles in the LAT pipeline, with the next one coming out this Friday.