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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Hey! I am writing this on May 1 and you know what that means—another monthly crossword from Patrick Blindauer’s website. Matt Gaffney usually blogs the puzzle within the first couple days of the month, so you’ll want to fetch the … Continue reading
Have you heard? Registration is open for the 36th American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. March 8-10, a little earlier than last year. Brooklyn, same as usual (but last year, Panera opened up just down the block, freeing us all from highway-robbery … Continue reading
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