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15x15, 76 words, 36 blocks
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15x15, 71 words, 36 blocks
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15x15, 76 words, 38 blocks
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There are 9,096 Shortz Era crosswords from Sunday, November 21, 1993 to Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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