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The Wednesday, March 20, 2019 crossword is by Erik Agard, Amanda Chung and Karl Ni
15x15, 78 words, 40 blocks
The Thursday, March 21, 2019 crossword is by Christopher Adams
15x15, 74 words, 35 blocks
Brendan Emmett Quigley
The Friday, March 22, 2019 crossword is by Brendan Emmett Quigley
15x15, 68 words, 30 blocks
The Saturday, March 23, 2019 crossword is by David Steinberg
15x15, 62 words, 43 blocks
The Sunday, March 24, 2019 crossword, CODE SWITCHING, is by Trenton Charlson
21x21, 140 words, 70 blocks
Andrea Carla Michaels
The Monday, March 25, 2019 crossword is by Kevin Christian and Andrea Carla Michaels
15x15, 78 words, 42 blocks
The Tuesday, March 26, 2019 crossword is by Zhouqin Burnikel
15x15, 78 words, 41 blocks
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Congratulations, Dan Feyer
He did it again. Dan Feyer is the 2019 American Crossword Puzzle Tournament champion. Here are the Top Ten finishers:
- Dan Feyer
- Joon Pahk
- David Plotkin
- Stella Zawistowski
- Glen Ryan
- Erik Agard
- Katie Hamill
- Al Sanders
- Howard Barkin
- Brian McCarthy
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