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XWord Info: New York Times Crossword Answers and Insights

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Derrick Niederman
Derrick Niederman
The Sunday, January 16, 2022 crossword, PLAYING THE HITS, is by Derrick Niederman
21x21, 142 words, 74 blocks
Evan Mahnken
Evan Mahnken
The Monday, January 17, 2022 crossword is by Evan Mahnken
15x15, 78 words, 40 blocks
Kate Schutzengel
Kate Schutzengel
The Tuesday, January 18, 2022 crossword is by Kate Schutzengel
15x15, 78 words, 40 blocks
Ori Brian
Ori Brian
The Wednesday, January 19, 2022 crossword is by Ori Brian
15x15, 71 words, 40 blocks
This is a "uniclue" crossword, which combines Across and Down. When two answers share a number, they also share a clue.
Howard Barkin
Howard Barkin
The Thursday, January 20, 2022 crossword is by Howard Barkin
15x15, 78 words, 36 blocks
Kyle T. Dolan
Kyle T. Dolan
The Friday, January 21, 2022 crossword is by Kyle Dolan
15x15, 72 words, 30 blocks
Daniel Okulitch
Daniel Okulitch
Puzzle of the weekThe Saturday, January 22, 2022 crossword is by Daniel Okulitch
15x16, 71 words, 38 blocks
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Boswords

Registration is now open for the Boswords 2022 Winter Wondersolve, an online crossword tournament which will be held on Sunday, February 6 from 2:00 to 5:30 p.m. Eastern.

Solvers can compete individually or in pairs and will complete four puzzles (three themed and one themeless) edited by Brad Wilber. To register, to see the constructors, and for more details, go to www.boswords.org.

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Crosswords from The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project

Data from puzzles before Will Shortz became editor are kept separate from modern puzzle stats. XWord Info has all 16,083 pre-Shortz crosswords from 2/15/1942 to 11/20/1993.

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