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Puzzle of the weekThe Wednesday, August 10, 2022 crossword is by Karen Lurie
15x15, 78 words, 39 blocks
David W. Tuffs
David W. Tuffs
The Thursday, August 11, 2022 crossword is by David Tuffs
15x16, 79 words, 40 blocks
Trent H. Evans
Trent H. Evans
The Friday, August 12, 2022 crossword is by Trent H. Evans
15x15, 66 words, 48 blocks
John Westwig
John Westwig
The Saturday, August 13, 2022 crossword is by John Westwig
15x15, 70 words, 33 blocks
Jeff Chen
Jeff Chen
Jim Horne
Jim Horne
The Sunday, August 14, 2022 crossword, In the Money, is by Jeff Chen and Jim Horne
21x21, 140 words, 74 blocks
Simon Marotte
Simon Marotte
The Monday, August 15, 2022 crossword is by Simon Marotte
15x15, 78 words, 32 blocks
Sue Fracker
Sue Fracker
The Tuesday, August 16, 2022 crossword is by Sue Fracker
15x15, 80 words, 40 blocks
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Data from puzzles before Will Shortz became editor are kept separate from modern puzzle stats. XWord Info has all 16,083 pre-Shortz crosswords from 2/15/1942 to 11/20/1993.

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