There are 15 rows and 15 columns, with 0 rebus squares, and 4 cheater squares (marked with “+” within the colorized grid under.)
The grid makes use of 20 of 26 letters, lacking FJQVXZ.
It has regular 180-degree rotational crossword symmetry.
Average phrase size: 5.19, Scrabble rating: 308, Scrabble common: 1.65.
Puzzle has 10 fill-in-the-blank clues and 0 cross-reference clues.
This puzzle has 8 distinctive reply phrases.
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 35 reply phrases aren’t authorized Scrabble™ entries, which generally means they’re attention-grabbing:
Day of week comparisons
The inexperienced highlighted squares present which each 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 coloration key as above
- Freshness view reveals distinctive solutions in pink (see colorized grid under)
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Unusual or lengthy phrases that seem elsewhere:
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Topologically comparable grids
Other crosswords with precisely 38 blocks, 72 phrases, 69 open squares, and a mean phrase size of 5.19:
Colorized grid for Wed Nov 16, 2022
The subsequent two sections try to point out how recent 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 pink, pink overwrites orange which overwrites yellow, and so on.
Cheater squares are indicated with a + signal.
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FF: 39.5 – 70.8 percentile, 91.9 Wednesday 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 under reveals what number of instances every phrase has been used throughout all NYT puzzles, previous and fashionable together with Variety.