New York Times Crossword Answers, Stats, Observations
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The Wednesday, August 16, 2017 crossword is by Andrew Kingsley and John Lieb
15x15, 74 words, 34 blocks
Ruth B. Margolin
The Sunday, August 20, 2017 crossword, FOUND IN YOUR INBOX, is by Ruth Bloomfield Margolin
21x21, 138 words, 73 blocks
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