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New York Times Crossword Answers, Stats, Observations
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The Saturday, February 9, 2019 crossword is by Ryan McCarty
15x15, 66 words, 32 blocks
The Sunday, February 10, 2019 crossword, THAT'S A MOUTHFUL, is by Lee Taylor
21x21, 140 words, 72 blocks
The Monday, February 11, 2019 crossword is by Howard Barkin
15x16, 79 words, 38 blocks
The Tuesday, February 12, 2019 crossword is by Tom Pepper
15x15, 78 words, 36 blocks
The Wednesday, February 13, 2019 crossword is by Ross Trudeau
15x15, 76 words, 36 blocks
John E. Bennett
The Thursday, February 14, 2019 crossword is by John E. Bennett and Jeff Chen
15x15, 74 words, 38 blocks
The Friday, February 15, 2019 crossword is by Wyna Liu
15x15, 70 words, 30 blocks
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Variety: the February 10 cryptic puzzle is by John Forbes
(Across Lite, Solution) or solve the February 3 acrostic online.
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2/15/1942 to 11/20/1993.
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There are 9,218 Shortz Era crosswords from Sunday, November 21, 1993 to Friday, February 15, 2019
Puzzles come from 921 different constructors and include 111,690 unique answer words.
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