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Natan Last
Natan Last
Finn Vigeland
Finn Vigeland
The Saturday, September 16, 2017 crossword is by Natan Last, Finn Vigeland and the J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
15x15, 70 words, 29 blocks
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John Guzzetta
John Guzzetta
Michael Hawkins
Michael Hawkins
Puzzle of the weekThe Sunday, October 15, 2017 crossword, WISE MOVE, is by John Guzzetta and Michael Hawkins
21x21, 140 words, 69 blocks
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Jennifer Nutt
Jennifer Nutt
The Monday, October 16, 2017 crossword is by Jennifer Nutt
15x15, 76 words, 40 blocks
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Jeff Chen
Jeff Chen
The Tuesday, October 17, 2017 crossword is by Jeff Chen
15x15, 74 words, 38 blocks
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John Lithgow
John Lithgow
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Brendan Emmett Quigley
The Wednesday, October 18, 2017 crossword is by John Lithgow and Brendan Emmett Quigley
15x15, 78 words, 36 blocks
CELEBRITY CROSSWORD: To mark the 75th anniversary of the New York Times crossword, which debuted in 1942, we are publishing a series of puzzles co-created by famous people who solve the Times crossword, working together with regular Times puzzle contributors.
This collaboration is by the esteemed star of TV and film John Lithgow - who last month won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting [63-Across] - working together with Brendan Emmett Quigley, of Brookline, Mass. This is Mr. Quigley's 175th puzzle for The Times.
The celebrity collaborations will continue periodically through the year.
More information about the making of today's puzzle appears in the Times's daily crossword column (nytimes.com/column/wordplay).
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Ned White
Ned White
The Thursday, October 19, 2017 crossword is by Ned White
15x15, 76 words, 38 blocks
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Peter Wentz
Peter Wentz
Puzzle of the weekThe Friday, October 20, 2017 crossword is by Peter Wentz
15x15, 68 words, 32 blocks
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Samuel A. Donaldson
Samuel A. Donaldson
Brad Wilber
Brad Wilber
The Saturday, October 21, 2017 crossword is by Samuel A. Donaldson and Brad Wilber
15x15, 70 words, 25 blocks
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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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