crossword blogs


Daily Bloggers:

The New York Times in Gothic
Deb Amlen (author of It’s Not PMS:  It’s You) writes and presides over Wordplay, the official New York Times Puzzle blog
L.A. Times Crossword Corner
Diary of a Crossword Fiend (Amy Reynaldo) Amy (and others) blog a lineup of crosswords, including Crossword Nation on Tuesdays!
Rex Parker
WEB’s New York Times Solution 

Crossword Blogs and the Other-Sphere

Jim Horne
Jim’s site revolutionized the way solvers and constructors quantify New York Times puzzles
The JimH Crossword Blog 
Wordplay:  The official crossword blog of The New York Times chose Jim as its inaugural blogger

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Matt Gaffney’s Weekly Crossword Contest:  
The Puzzle Brothers: Dave and Robert Mackey
Patrick Merrell — artist, puzzlemaker, all-around great person
Alex Boisvert
Helene Hovanec — prolific author of puzzle books for kids, and ACPT  coordinator 
Word Salad (The Nation) Kosman and Picciotto on their Nation puzzle, cryptic crosswords, wordplay and puzzles in general
Patrick Blindauer 
An Englishman Solves American Puzzles 
David Steinberg 
Peter Muller
Robin Stears
Dave Diebold (

Hayley Gold’s “Across and Down” (Hayley is a talented, young artist who’s got cruciverbal game)