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New York Times Crossword Answers, Stats, Observations

XWord Info contains data about NYT puzzles dating back to 1956. Have fun exploring and you'll start seeing crosswords in a whole new light. Curious? Take the XWord Info Tour or see the FAQ.

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Older crosswords from The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project

Data from puzzles before Will Shortz became editor are kept separate from modern puzzle stats. XWord Info currently has 13,705 pre-Shortz crosswords from 1/1/1956 to 11/20/1993.

Selected pre-Shortz observations


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