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Puzzles with repeated answer words

One of the unwritten rules of crossword construction is that no grid should repeat an answer word.

For various reasons you can discover here, that rule has been broken 49 times.

DateAuthorRepeated wordsEditor
Thursday, November 16, 2017Alex EylarTAUTOLOGYShortz
Sunday, June 4, 2017Tom McCoyAVOIDREDUNDANCYShortz
Tuesday, August 9, 2016Andrea Carla MichaelsAUTHOR HEARYE NEWYORK SING ZOOMShortz
Tuesday, June 7, 2016Peter A. CollinsHOMEShortz
Saturday, October 17, 2015Timothy PolinBLANKS (8)Shortz
Thursday, April 16, 2015Joe Krozel and Peter CollinsBACKWARDShortz
Wednesday, February 19, 2014Michael DeweySIRShortz
Sunday, December 15, 2013Jeff ChenCCCCC (3) TTTTT UUUUU (3)Shortz
Thursday, August 30, 2012Stu OckmanOOOOOOShortz
Wednesday, September 14, 2011Jeff ChenSPYShortz
Tuesday, August 31, 2010Paula Gamache and Ed SteinADDRESS CONSOLE EXPLOIT INCENSE PRESENTShortz
Thursday, July 1, 2010Clive ProbertONEShortz
Thursday, December 17, 2009Francis Heaney and Patrick BlindauerCAT DOG HORSE LION MOLE SEALShortz
Tuesday, November 17, 2009John FarmerBLING DURAN KNOCK SUGAR TWINKLEShortz
Friday, July 4, 2008John UnderwoodUSA (3)Shortz
Tuesday, August 22, 2006Michael J. DoranEXAMINES FIRES HAIRS ROADS SECTIONS WORDSShortz
Thursday, August 11, 2005Michael ShteymanOOO (4)Shortz
Thursday, January 15, 2004Patrick MerrellLOREShortz
Sunday, October 13, 2002Elizabeth C. GorskiOOOShortz
Friday, July 5, 2002Manny NosowskyPARShortz
Monday, April 1, 2002Roger BarkanACADIA ACTS AGGIE ALIENS AURA BALLPARK BASIC CARS CHOP CHUM ELKS ENTREE ERA GRUBS ICE IRON KAT LAB LAWS LEI LOOKINTHEMIRROR NOAH OCEANS OLDMAN REDLIGHT RUNAT SERA SHOOT SIE SMOKED SPAN STEEP STEP TAI TIS TORA TOTO UNCLE WHITEShortz
Thursday, February 21, 2002Peter GordonBEWARYOFShortz
Saturday, April 1, 2000Manny NosowskyTTTT (8) TTTTT (4)Shortz
Thursday, May 20, 1999Zack ButlerIWILLShortz
Saturday, May 8, 1993Tap OsbornLIZZIEBORDENMaleska
Wednesday, September 2, 1992Wayne Hall-EastmanADAMMaleska
Sunday, July 30, 1989Frances HansenWEREYOUTOCALLAVASEAVASEMaleska
Sunday, May 14, 1989Charles M. DeberSTE STEP (3)Maleska
Thursday, April 29, 1982Teresa ForestallANONMaleska
Wednesday, December 31, 1980Nancy McCarthyLEESMaleska
Monday, September 15, 1980Richard N. Platt, Jr.RATMaleska
Monday, December 23, 1974John LandenbergerIAMWeng
Sunday, June 23, 1974Frances HansenTICK TICKTOCK (4) TOCKWeng
Sunday, May 7, 1972Frances HansenHEARTWeng
Wednesday, September 15, 1971UnknownANDWeng
Sunday, May 30, 1971Keith BlakeMILESTOGOBEFOREISLEEPWeng
Thursday, April 1, 1971UnknownFOOLWeng
Thursday, October 15, 1970UnknownRESTWeng
Sunday, July 19, 1970Hume R. CraftAMESWeng
Friday, March 20, 1970UnknownYENWeng
Wednesday, December 24, 1969UnknownINTOWeng
Wednesday, September 10, 1969UnknownALIWeng
Sunday, July 20, 1969H. L. RisteenINDWeng
Tuesday, December 31, 1968UnknownWANEFarrar
Saturday, May 25, 1957A. H. Drummond, Jr.AGEFarrar
Sunday, February 27, 1955William A. Lewis Jr.AGEFarrar
Thursday, June 11, 1953George HendersonISSUEFarrar
Monday, February 5, 1951UnknownHENFarrar
Sunday, September 4, 1949William Spaar Jr.STRADSFarrar

In some of the older puzzles, the repeats are presumably inadvertent.