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Margaret Seikel
The Friday, June 24, 2022 crossword is by Sophia Maymudes and Margaret Seikel
15x15, 70 words, 34 blocks
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Adam Aaronson
The Saturday, June 25, 2022 crossword is by Adam Aaronson
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Finn Vigeland
The Sunday, June 26, 2022 crossword, Bonus Features, is by Matthew Stock and Finn Vigeland
21x21, 140 words, 86 blocks
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Drew Schmenner
The Monday, June 27, 2022 crossword is by Drew Schmenner
15x15, 76 words, 40 blocks
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15x15, 66 words, 40 blocks
Jared Goudsmit
Jared Goudsmit
The Wednesday, June 29, 2022 crossword is by Jared Goudsmit
15x15, 76 words, 38 blocks
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Samuel A. Donaldson
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Doug Peterson
Puzzle of the weekThe Thursday, June 30, 2022 crossword is by Samuel A. Donaldson and Doug Peterson
15x15, 80 words, 40 blocks
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