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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 50 times.

DateAuthorRepeated wordsEditor
Wed Oct 17, 2018Patrick Blindauer and Tony OrbachPANCAKE (3)Shortz
Thu Nov 16, 2017Alex EylarTAUTOLOGYShortz
Sun Jun 4, 2017Tom McCoyAVOIDREDUNDANCYShortz
Tue Aug 9, 2016Andrea Carla MichaelsAUTHOR HEARYE NEWYORK SING ZOOMShortz
Tue Jun 7, 2016Peter A. CollinsHOMEShortz
Sat Oct 17, 2015Timothy PolinBLANKS (8)Shortz
Thu Apr 16, 2015Joe Krozel and Peter CollinsBACKWARDShortz
Wed Feb 19, 2014Michael DeweySIRShortz
Sun Dec 15, 2013Jeff ChenCCCCC (3) TTTTT UUUUU (3)Shortz
Thu Aug 30, 2012Stu OckmanOOOOOOShortz
Wed Sep 14, 2011Jeff ChenSPYShortz
Tue Aug 31, 2010Paula Gamache and Ed SteinADDRESS CONSOLE EXPLOIT INCENSE PRESENTShortz
Thu Jul 1, 2010Clive ProbertONEShortz
Thu Dec 17, 2009Francis Heaney and Patrick BlindauerCAT DOG HORSE LION MOLE SEALShortz
Tue Nov 17, 2009John FarmerBLING DURAN KNOCK SUGAR TWINKLEShortz
Fri Jul 4, 2008John UnderwoodUSA (3)Shortz
Tue Aug 22, 2006Michael J. DoranEXAMINES FIRES HAIRS ROADS SECTIONS WORDSShortz
Thu Aug 11, 2005Michael ShteymanOOO (4)Shortz
Thu Jan 15, 2004Patrick MerrellLOREShortz
Sun Oct 13, 2002Elizabeth C. GorskiOOOShortz
Fri Jul 5, 2002Manny NosowskyPARShortz
Mon Apr 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
Thu Feb 21, 2002Peter GordonBEWARYOFShortz
Sat Apr 1, 2000Manny NosowskyTTTT (8) TTTTT (4)Shortz
Thu May 20, 1999Zack ButlerIWILLShortz
Sat May 8, 1993Tap OsbornLIZZIEBORDENMaleska
Wed Sep 2, 1992Wayne Hall-EastmanADAMMaleska
Sun Jul 30, 1989Frances HansenWEREYOUTOCALLAVASEAVASEMaleska
Sun May 14, 1989Charles M. DeberSTE STEP (3)Maleska
Thu Apr 29, 1982Teresa ForestallANONMaleska
Wed Dec 31, 1980Nancy McCarthyLEESMaleska
Mon Sep 15, 1980Richard N. Platt, Jr.RATMaleska
Mon Dec 23, 1974John LandenbergerIAMWeng
Sun Jun 23, 1974Frances HansenTICK TICKTOCK (4) TOCKWeng
Sun May 7, 1972Frances HansenHEARTWeng
Wed Sep 15, 1971UnknownANDWeng
Sun May 30, 1971Keith BlakeMILESTOGOBEFOREISLEEPWeng
Thu Apr 1, 1971UnknownFOOLWeng
Thu Oct 15, 1970UnknownRESTWeng
Sun Jul 19, 1970Hume R. CraftAMESWeng
Fri Mar 20, 1970UnknownYENWeng
Wed Dec 24, 1969UnknownINTOWeng
Wed Sep 10, 1969UnknownALIWeng
Sun Jul 20, 1969H. L. RisteenINDWeng
Tue Dec 31, 1968UnknownWANEFarrar
Sat May 25, 1957A. H. Drummond, Jr.AGEFarrar
Sun Feb 27, 1955William A. Lewis Jr.AGEFarrar
Thu Jun 11, 1953George HendersonISSUEFarrar
Mon Feb 5, 1951UnknownHENFarrar
Sun Sep 4, 1949William Spaar Jr.STRADSFarrar

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