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21x21 grids with the Fewest Blocks in the Shortz Era

Recent themeless Sundays have pushed the fewest blocks limits.

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Top constructors and grids:

Patrick Berry Robyn Weintraub Joel Fagliano Byron Walden Alan Olschwang Frank Longo Ryan McCarty Yaakov Bendavid David Levinson Wilk Randolph Ross Alan Arbesfeld
Sun 11/4/2018 UNTHEMED55
BOBSFORAPPLESMIDRIFF
AREWEDONEHEREOCEANIA
WIRERECORDERSTOETAGS
LORENKISSOSMONDSET
SNAPBONEBRIARSHEAD
POUTBEFOGSFANTA
DESCENTLEARNSDORSEY
INTOTOHALVESPORTERS
TRAPSBOWTIEMEME
KATIEHOLMESPARASAIL
OPENMINDEDBARMITZVAH
TDGARDENMASKINGTAPE
TEEMCORSETRENTS
RICHARDSORBETGECKOS
AMOURSFOULEDGOESAPE
DIRTYALFREDBRAN
INNSPRETTYMOOTSCAB
OLESENATEVATSCLOSE
COLGATEASBIGASAHOUSE
AVIATESCAYENNEPEPPER
REAPERSONEWAYSTREETS
Sun 6/6/2021 OLIO55
ACTORSADREPSCAMPERS
FROMEARTOEARPOWERNAP
LINEITEMVETOAMARETTO
AMENDTOEDPARERPIET
TESSBASSFERRIEDCAL
BRITHOLDONUNITE
SPATIALMELLOWCRANES
HIGHESTBIDDERCOSIGNS
REHABHOGGEDMOOLA
IPADRENNERSAILEDOFF
NASPERNODBARNEYNIL
ENTERTAINWINKEDHALO
COUPEBONDEDDOULA
BIGOTRYFORGETABOUTIT
ALANONBROKERPATRONS
LOGONTEEMEDRHYS
DVRSPEAREDHERSLORE
NEETALTERPEPAMANIA
EYEROLLSASIWASSAYING
SOLARIUMNOTEVENCLOSE
SUSPENSEGLADELEANER
Sun 6/16/2019 NOT IN SO MANY WORDS56
FATHERSDAYCOMPACTS
IPHONECASEINTERRUPT
SPEEDCHESSVENERATION
COBISOMETRICLOGONTO
ASIGNLOREALNEWSROOM
LETOPANTRYPHDSSURE
TRESSEDPALOMATON
SOPHISTDARERFISH
ELLIPTICYEAROFTHEPIG
ADITOCHOTRONHEARME
TISCHSUBSISTEDDRIPS
ASSHATROARSURFTOUT
CHEESESLICERPARTERRE
DARKSHEAFMOMMIES
ADUTRYSTSTABASCO
REPOOPUSATCOSTJOSH
INTHEREDSELENEFIVEO
ANIONICVICEVERSAERA
LIGHTSABEROEDIPUSREX
SHORTLINEFIREENGINE
THESLOTSFLYSWATTER
BlocksDateAuthor
55Sun Nov 4, 2018Patrick Berry
55Sun Jun 6, 2021Robyn Weintraub
56Sun Jun 16, 2019Joel Fagliano
56Sun May 17, 2020Byron Walden
59Sun Jun 5, 1994Dean Niles
60Sun Nov 10, 2013Alan Olschwang
60Sun Nov 24, 2019Frank Longo
60Sun Dec 18, 2022Ryan McCarty
61Sun Jan 20, 2013Yaakov Bendavid
61Sun Aug 2, 2020David Levinson Wilk
62Sun Aug 25, 2002Randolph Ross
62Sun Aug 31, 2008Alan Arbesfeld
62Sun Nov 6, 2016Joe DiPietro
62Sun Jul 29, 2018Will Nediger
62Sun Apr 3, 2022Byron Walden
63Sun Jul 11, 2004Randolph Ross
63Sun Aug 16, 2009Randolph Ross
63Sun Sep 27, 2020Alex Eaton-Salners
64Sun Sep 4, 1994Wayne Robert Williams
64Sun Aug 27, 1995Martin Schneider
64Sun Mar 26, 2000Manny Nosowsky
64Sun Nov 4, 2001Manny Nosowsky
64Sun Apr 2, 2006Bob Klahn
64Sun Oct 1, 2006Ashish Vengsarkar
64Sun Oct 15, 2006Norma Johnson & Nancy Salomon
64Sun Jul 13, 2008Matt Ginsberg
64Sun Feb 27, 2011Peter A. Collins
64Sun Jun 26, 2011David Levinson Wilk
64Sun Oct 14, 2012Todd Gross
64Sun Mar 3, 2013Samuel A. Donaldson
64Sun Mar 17, 2013J. R. Leopold
64Sun Sep 29, 2013Norm Guggenbiller
64Sun Jan 19, 2014Dan Schoenholz
64Sun Feb 16, 2014Yaakov Bendavid
64Sun Jun 15, 2014Tony Orbach
64Sun Mar 29, 2015Alan Arbesfeld
64Sun Nov 8, 2015Tracy Gray
64Sun Nov 15, 2015Alan Arbesfeld
64Sun Aug 28, 2016Paolo Pasco
64Sun Jan 15, 2017Joel Fagliano
64Sun Jul 9, 2017Will Nediger
64Sun Jun 7, 2020Andy Kravis
65Sun Oct 13, 1996W. R. Williams
65Sun Jan 5, 1997W. R. Williams
65Sun Jul 13, 1997Fred Piscop
65Sun Mar 22, 1998Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon
65Sun Jun 8, 2008Will Nediger
65Sun Sep 11, 2011Kay Anderson
65Sun Feb 26, 2012Daniel A. Finan
65Sun Oct 7, 2012Zoe Wheeler
65Sun Jan 25, 2015Alan Arbesfeld
65Sun Aug 7, 2016Samuel A. Donaldson
65Sun Jan 13, 2019Andy Kravis
65Sun Mar 15, 2020Nancy Stark and Will Nediger
66Sun Sep 17, 1995Stanley Newman
66Sun Aug 4, 1996D. Tuller
66Sun Oct 19, 1997David J. Kahn
66Sun Mar 7, 1999Randolph Ross
66Sun Nov 11, 2001Joe DiPietro
66Sun Jan 6, 2002Frank A. Longo
66Sun Sep 7, 2003Alan Arbesfeld
66Sun Jan 18, 2004Arlan and Linda Bushman
66Sun May 16, 2004Patrick Berry
66Sun May 15, 2005Patrick Berry
66Sun Jun 18, 2006Ben and Mark Tausig
66Sun Nov 4, 2007Bob Klahn
66Sun Jun 7, 2009Jeremy Newton
66Sun Mar 28, 2010Ed Sessa
66Sun Nov 7, 2010Will Nediger
66Sun Nov 4, 2012Brendan Emmett Quigley
66Sun May 5, 2013Alan Arbesfeld
66Sun Nov 16, 2014Andrew J. Ries
66Sun Dec 14, 2014Jim Peredo
66Sun Feb 1, 2015David Steinberg
66Sun Mar 15, 2015Dan Feyer
66Sun Jun 14, 2015Randolph Ross
66Sun Jan 31, 2016Yaakov Bendavid
66Sun Feb 7, 2016Alan Arbesfeld
66Sun Feb 12, 2017Lynn Lempel
66Sun May 14, 2017Will Nediger
66Sun Sep 24, 2017Alan Arbesfeld
66Sun Jan 21, 2018Victor Barocas and Andy Kravis
66Sun Mar 18, 2018Daniel Raymon
66Sun Apr 15, 2018Alex Bajcz
66Sun Jul 15, 2018Sam Ezersky and Byron Walden
66Sun Sep 16, 2018Joel Fagliano
66Sun Apr 28, 2019Brendan Emmett Quigley
66Sun Jun 30, 2019Emily Carroll
66Sun Jan 5, 2020Will Nediger
66Sun Sep 19, 2021Peter Gordon
67Sun Jun 9, 1996M. Gaffney
67Sun Feb 9, 1997D. Niles
67Sun Jul 11, 1999Nancy Salomon
67Sun Mar 30, 2003Alan Arbesfeld
67Sun Jul 9, 2006Patrick Berry
67Sun Jun 10, 2007Bob Klahn
67Sun Mar 23, 2008Robert W. Harris
67Sun Mar 1, 2009Robert W. Harris
67Sun Sep 5, 2010Will Nediger
67Sun Feb 20, 2011Elizabeth C. Gorski
67Sun Oct 2, 2011Eric Berlin
67Sun May 6, 2012Alex Vratsanos
67Sun Dec 30, 2012Steve Savoy
67Sun Oct 25, 2015Bill Zais
67Sun Jan 1, 2017Matthew Sewell
67Sun Mar 12, 2017Alan Arbesfeld
68Sun Nov 28, 1993Joanne W. Edwards
68Sun Mar 20, 1994Joel Davajan
68Sun Dec 11, 1994Wayne Robert Williams
68Sun Jan 22, 1995Frances Hansen
68Sun Mar 10, 1996F. & L. Sabin
68Sun Jun 16, 1996N. N. Joline
68Sun May 18, 1997Frances Hansen
68Sun Sep 7, 1997Randolph Ross
68Sun Oct 26, 1997Cathy Millhauser
68Sun Jan 11, 1998Nancy Joline and Peg Conner
68Sun Feb 1, 1998Merl Reagle
68Sun Mar 8, 1998Richard Silvestri
68Sun Sep 27, 1998Randolph Ross
68Sun Jan 24, 1999Robert Malinow
68Sun Feb 21, 1999Fred Piscop
68Sun Mar 14, 1999Martin Schneider
68Sun Aug 13, 2000Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
68Sun Nov 12, 2000Joe DiPietro
68Sun Sep 2, 2001Manny Nosowsky
68Sun Feb 24, 2002Manny Nosowsky
68Sun Apr 7, 2002Nancy Salomon
68Sun Jun 9, 2002Randolph Ross
68Sun Jun 1, 2003Lee Glickstein and Nancy Salomon
68Sun Jun 29, 2003Rich Norris
68Sun Aug 24, 2003Patrick Berry
68Sun Sep 21, 2003Randolph Ross
68Sun Sep 28, 2003Brendan Emmett Quigley
68Sun Sep 12, 2004Patrick Berry
68Sun Jan 23, 2005Joe DiPietro
68Sun May 1, 2005Joe DiPietro
68Sun Jun 12, 2005Joe Bower
68Sun Jul 24, 2005Frank Longo
68Sun Nov 13, 2005Brendan Emmett Quigley
68Sun Dec 18, 2005Ethan Cooper and Michael Shteyman
68Sun Jan 1, 2006Joe DiPietro
68Sun Mar 5, 2006Ashish Madhukar Vengsarkar
68Sun Sep 17, 2006Brendan Emmett Quigley
68Sun Jan 21, 2007Patrick Berry
68Sun Feb 4, 2007Paul Guttormsson
68Sun Apr 1, 2007Paula Gamache
68Sun May 6, 2007Charles M. Deber
68Sun Jul 8, 2007Elayne Cantor and Nancy Salomon
68Sun Oct 21, 2007Brendan Emmett Quigley
68Sun Jul 6, 2008Brendan Emmett Quigley
68Sun Sep 21, 2008Brendan Emmett Quigley
68Sun Nov 9, 2008Paula Gamache
68Sun Dec 7, 2008Jim Page
68Sun Dec 21, 2008Elizabeth C. Gorski
68Sun Jan 4, 2009Daniel A. Finan
68Sun Jan 25, 2009Michael Torch
68Sun Feb 8, 2009Alan Arbesfeld
68Sun Feb 15, 2009Jim Leeds
68Sun Jul 12, 2009Alan Arbesfeld
68Sun Dec 20, 2009Alan Arbesfeld
68Sun Jun 20, 2010Todd Gross and Ashish Vengsarkar
68Sun Jun 27, 2010Michael J. Doran
68Sun Aug 15, 2010Daniel C. Bryant
68Sun Apr 10, 2011Paula Gamache
68Sun Sep 18, 2011Josh Knapp
68Sun Oct 30, 2011Andrea Carla Michaels & Patrick Blindauer
68Sun Apr 22, 2012Paula Gamache and Ed Stein
68Sun Jun 3, 2012Patrick Berry
68Sun Oct 28, 2012Michael Sharp and Caleb Madison
68Sun Jan 6, 2013Dan Feyer and Andrea Carla Michaels
68Sun Apr 28, 2013Patrick Berry
68Sun Jul 14, 2013Daniel A. Finan
68Sun Mar 9, 2014Brendan Emmett Quigley
68Sun Mar 30, 2014Peter A. Collins
68Sun Sep 14, 2014Tony Orbach and Patrick Blindauer
68Sun Sep 28, 2014Todd Gross
68Sun Nov 30, 2014Matt Ginsberg
68Sun Dec 21, 2014Joel Fagliano
68Sun Dec 28, 2014Joe Krozel
68Sun Jul 19, 2015Tom McCoy
68Sun Aug 9, 2015Melanie Miller
68Sun Mar 27, 2016Patrick Blindauer
68Sun Jul 31, 2016Ruth Bloomfield Margolin
68Sun Aug 14, 2016Ian Livengood
68Sun Sep 25, 2016Jim Holland and Jeff Chen
68Sun Nov 13, 2016Joel Fagliano
68Sun Nov 20, 2016Ed Sessa
68Sun Apr 9, 2017Byron Walden
68Sun Sep 17, 2017Mark MacLachlan
68Sun Dec 9, 2018Ross Trudeau
68Sun Jan 20, 2019Richard Crowe
68Sun Jan 27, 2019Randolph Ross
68Sun Mar 10, 2019Adam Fromm
68Sun Mar 31, 2019Andrew J. Ries
68Sun Jul 12, 2020Samuel A. Donaldson
68Sun Jul 19, 2020Wyna Liu
68Sun Apr 11, 2021Dick Shlakman and Will Nediger
68Sun Apr 25, 2021Jeremy Newton