There are 15 rows and 15 columns, with 0 rebus squares, and no cheater squares.
The grid makes use of 20 of 26 letters, lacking BJPQXZ.
It has regular 180-degree rotational crossword symmetry.
Average phrase size: 4.85, Scrabble rating: 291, Scrabble common: 1.54.
Puzzle has 5 fill-in-the-blank clues and three cross-reference clues.
This puzzle has 1 distinctive reply phrase.
It has 0 phrases that debuted on this puzzle and
have been later reused:
These phrases are distinctive to the Shortz Era however have appeared in pre-Shortz puzzles:
These 26 reply phrases should not authorized Scrabble™ entries, which typically means they’re fascinating:
Day of week comparisons
The inexperienced highlighted squares present which every day puzzle common is closest to this puzzle for every statistical class.
Distribution of reply phrases by size
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Various thumbnail views are proven:
- Standard view reveals 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 reveals distinctive solutions in purple (see colorized grid beneath)
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Unusual or lengthy phrases that seem elsewhere:
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Topologically comparable grids
Other crosswords with precisely 36 blocks, 78 phrases, 69 open squares, and a mean phrase size of 4.85:
Colorized grid for Thu Nov 17, 2022
The subsequent two sections try to indicate how contemporary the grid entries are.
In this view, uncommon solutions are coloured relying on how typically they’ve appeared in different puzzles.
Unique solutions are in purple, purple overwrites orange which overwrites yellow, and so on.
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FF: 27.1 – 44.6 percentile, 45.9 Thursday percentile
Freshness Factor is a calculation that compares the variety of instances phrases on this puzzle have appeared
in different Shortz Era puzzles.
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The chart beneath reveals what number of instances every phrase has been used throughout all NYT puzzles, previous and trendy together with Variety.