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The Wednesday, May 20, 2020 crossword is by Natan Last, Andy Kravis and The J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
15x16, 81 words, 40 blocks
The Thursday, May 21, 2020 crossword is by Andrew Kingsley
15x15, 78 words, 37 blocks
The Friday, May 22, 2020 crossword is by Hal Moore
15x15, 72 words, 34 blocks
The Saturday, May 23, 2020 crossword is by Wyna Liu and Erik Agard
15x15, 70 words, 34 blocks
The Sunday, May 24, 2020 crossword, THE MYSTERY OF MCGUFFIN MANOR, is by Andrew Chaikin
21x21, 134 words, 79 blocks
This crossword contains a whodunit: "Thank you for coming, Inspector," said Lady McGuffin. "The famed McGuffin Diamond has been stolen from my study! The eight members of the staff had a costume party tonight--it has to be one of them: the butler, driver, cook, baker, page, porter, barber or carpenter. They have all been confined to their respective rooms around the parlor [center of the grid]." Can you determine who stole the diamond ... and where it is now?
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The Monday, May 25, 2020 crossword is by Andrea Carla Michaels and Victor Barocas
15x15, 76 words, 36 blocks
The Tuesday, May 26, 2020 crossword is by Neville Fogarty
15x15, 74 words, 36 blocks
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