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New York Times Crossword Answers, Stats, Notes
The Friday, May 17, 2019 crossword is by Adam Fromm
15x15, 68 words, 30 blocks
The Saturday, May 18, 2019 crossword is by Andy Kravis and Erik Agard
15x15, 66 words, 32 blocks
The Sunday, May 19, 2019 crossword, HOOK-UPS, is by Natan Last
21x21, 136 words, 76 blocks
The Monday, May 20, 2019 crossword is by Gary Cee
15x15, 76 words, 40 blocks
The Tuesday, May 21, 2019 crossword is by Evan Kalish
15x15, 78 words, 38 blocks
The Wednesday, May 22, 2019 crossword is by Alex Eaton-Salners
15x15, 74 words, 43 blocks
The Thursday, May 23, 2019 crossword is by Alex Vratsanos
15x15, 80 words, 37 blocks
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