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The Monday, January 11, 2021 crossword is by Martha Kimes
15x15, 78 words, 40 blocks
The Tuesday, January 12, 2021 crossword is by Ross Trudeau
15x16, 77 words, 42 blocks
The Wednesday, January 13, 2021 crossword is by Matthew Stock
15x15, 72 words, 36 blocks
The Thursday, January 14, 2021 crossword is by Aimee Lucido and Ella Dershowitz
15x15, 78 words, 36 blocks
The Friday, January 15, 2021 crossword is by Josh Knapp
15x15, 68 words, 30 blocks
The Saturday, January 16, 2021 crossword is by Sam Ezersky
15x15, 64 words, 35 blocks
The Sunday, January 17, 2021 crossword, DOUBLE-CROSSED, is by Tracy Gray and Tom Pepper
21x21, 140 words, 76 blocks
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