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New York Times Crossword Answers, Stats, Notes
The Thursday, June 13, 2019 crossword is by Michael Blake and Jeff Chen
15x15, 76 words, 39 blocks
The Friday, June 14, 2019 crossword is by Caitlin Reid
15x15, 70 words, 32 blocks
The Saturday, June 15, 2019 crossword is by Ryan McCarty
15x15, 66 words, 32 blocks
The Sunday, June 16, 2019 crossword, NOT IN SO MANY WORDS, is by Joel Fagliano
21x21, 124 words, 56 blocks
The Monday, June 17, 2019 crossword is by Erik Agard and Yacob Yonas
15x15, 76 words, 40 blocks
The Tuesday, June 18, 2019 crossword is by Jeff Stillman
15x15, 76 words, 38 blocks
The Wednesday, June 19, 2019 crossword is by Sam Trabucco
15x16, 79 words, 38 blocks
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Variety: the June 16 diagramless puzzle is by Alex Eaton-Salners
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