There are 15 rows and 16 columns, with 0 rebus squares, and 6 cheater squares (marked with “+” within the colorized grid under.)
The grid makes use of 21 of 26 letters, lacking JQVXZ.
It has regular 180-degree rotational crossword symmetry.
Average phrase size: 5.01, Scrabble rating: 302, Scrabble common: 1.53.
Puzzle has 7 fill-in-the-blank clues and 0 cross-reference clues.
This puzzle has 5 distinctive reply phrases.
It has 0 phrases that debuted on this puzzle and
had been later reused:
These phrases are distinctive to the Shortz Era however have appeared in pre-Shortz puzzles:
These 33 reply phrases are usually not authorized Scrabble™ entries, which generally means they’re fascinating:
Day of week comparisons
Distribution of reply phrases by size
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Various thumbnail views are proven:
- Standard view exhibits the grid sample most clearly
- Open Squares (these which do not contact any block, even diagonally) are blue
- Vowel distribution
- Scrabble rating makes use of the identical shade key as above
- Freshness view exhibits distinctive solutions in purple (see colorized grid under)
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Colorized grid for Mon Aug 22, 2022
The subsequent two sections try to point out how contemporary the grid entries are.
In this view, uncommon solutions are coloured relying on how usually they’ve appeared in different puzzles.
Unique solutions are in purple, purple overwrites orange which overwrites yellow, and so on.
Cheater squares are indicated with a + signal.
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FF: 32.2 – 54.4 percentile, 91.9 Monday percentile
Freshness Factor is a calculation that compares the variety of occasions phrases on this puzzle have appeared
in different Shortz Era puzzles.
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The chart under exhibits what number of occasions every phrase has been used throughout all NYT puzzles, outdated and fashionable together with Variety.