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XWord Info: New York Times Crossword Answers and Insights

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Ricky Cruz
Ricky Cruz
The Saturday, July 24, 2021 crossword is by Adam Aaronson and Ricky Cruz
15x15, 70 words, 31 blocks
Chandi Deitmer
Chandi Deitmer
The Sunday, July 25, 2021 crossword, STAR SEARCH, is by Chandi Deitmer
21x21, 141 words, 75 blocks
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Tommy Pauly
Tommy Pauly
The Monday, July 26, 2021 crossword is by Tommy Pauly
15x15, 78 words, 40 blocks
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Jennifer Lee
Victor Galson
Victor Galson
Puzzle of the weekThe Tuesday, July 27, 2021 crossword is by Jennifer Lee and Victor Galson
15x15, 76 words, 38 blocks
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Alex Rosen
Brad Wilber
Brad Wilber
The Wednesday, July 28, 2021 crossword is by Alex Rosen and Brad Wilber
15x15, 78 words, 38 blocks
Trenton Charlson
Trenton Charlson
The Thursday, July 29, 2021 crossword is by Trenton Charlson
15x14, 67 words, 40 blocks
Eric Bornstein
Eric Bornstein
The Friday, July 30, 2021 crossword is by Eric Bornstein
15x15, 70 words, 34 blocks
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