There are 15 rows and 15 columns, with 0 rebus squares, and a couple of cheater squares (marked with “+” within the colorized grid beneath.)
The grid makes use of 21 of 26 letters, lacking BJQXZ.
It has regular rotational symmetry.
Common phrase size: 5.31, Scrabble rating: 317, Scrabble common: 1.66.
Puzzle has 3 fill-in-the-blank clues and 0 cross-reference clues.
This puzzle has 6 distinctive reply phrases.
It has 0 phrases that debuted on this puzzle and
have been later reused:
These phrases are distinctive to the Shortz Period however have appeared in pre-Shortz puzzles:
These 23 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 each 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:
- Normal 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 34 blocks, 72 phrases, 74 open squares, and a mean phrase size of 5.31:
Colorized grid for Fri Nov 18, 2022
The subsequent two sections try to indicate 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 on.
Cheater squares are indicated with a + signal.
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FF: 7.6 – 11.3 percentile, 1.3 Friday percentile
Freshness Issue is a calculation that compares the variety of instances phrases on this puzzle have appeared
in different Shortz Period puzzles.
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The chart beneath reveals what number of instances every phrase has been used throughout all NYT puzzles, outdated and fashionable together with Selection.