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William I. Johnston
William I. Johnston

55 debut answer words from William I. Johnston

15 daily crosswords

Almost every NYT puzzle introduces new answer words. This page collects answer words debuted by a single constructor.

Even better, the "reused" table also shows reused words — answers debuted by William I. Johnston that have since appeared in later crosswords. Numbers in brackets show the total number of times each word has been used, if more than 2.

Fine print: This page is only available for Shortz Era constructors.
Words here debuted in the Shortz Era and have never appeared before in any NYT daily crossword including pre-Shortz ones.
Variety puzzles are not included in the calculations for this page.