There are 15 rows and 15 columns, with 0 rebus squares, and a pair of cheater squares (marked with “+” within the colorized grid beneath.)
The grid makes use of 22 of 26 letters, lacking HQXZ.
It has regular 180-degree rotational crossword symmetry.
Common phrase size: 4.87, Scrabble rating: 295, Scrabble common: 1.59.
Puzzle has 3 fill-in-the-blank clues and three cross-reference clues.
This puzzle has 4 distinctive reply phrases.
It has 0 phrases that debuted on this puzzle and
had been later reused:
These 30 reply phrases usually are not authorized Scrabble™ entries, which typically means they’re attention-grabbing:
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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Numerous thumbnail views are proven:
- Customary 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 colour key as above
- Freshness view reveals distinctive solutions in purple (see colorized grid beneath)
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Uncommon or lengthy phrases that seem elsewhere:
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Different crosswords with precisely 40 blocks, 76 phrases, 66 open squares, and a median phrase size of 4.87:
Colorized grid for Tue Aug 2, 2022
The subsequent two sections try to point out how recent the grid entries are.
On this view, uncommon solutions are coloured relying on how typically they’ve appeared in different puzzles.
Distinctive solutions are in purple, purple overwrites orange which overwrites yellow, and so forth.
Cheater squares are indicated with a + signal.
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FF: -4.2 – 2.0 percentile, 3.3 Tuesday percentile
Freshness Issue is a calculation that compares the variety of occasions phrases on this puzzle have appeared
in different Shortz Period puzzles.
Click on right here for an evidence.
The chart beneath reveals what number of occasions every phrase has been used throughout all NYT puzzles, outdated and trendy together with Selection.