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 22 of 26 letters, lacking JQVZ.
It has regular rotational symmetry.
Common phrase size: 5.25, Scrabble rating: 300, Scrabble common: 1.59.
Puzzle has 6 fill-in-the-blank clues and 0 cross-reference clues.
This puzzle has 4 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 36 reply phrases will not be authorized Scrabble™ entries, which generally means they’re attention-grabbing:
Day of week comparisons
The inexperienced highlighted squares present which day by 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 under)
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Topologically related grids
Different crosswords with precisely 36 blocks, 72 phrases, 78 open squares, and a mean phrase size of 5.25:
Colorized grid for Tue Nov 22, 2022
The following two sections try to indicate how recent the grid entries are.
On this view, uncommon solutions are coloured relying on how usually they’ve appeared in different puzzles.
Distinctive solutions are in purple, purple overwrites orange which overwrites yellow, and many others.
Cheater squares are indicated with a + signal.
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FF: 28.0 – 46.6 percentile, 75.2 Tuesday percentile
Freshness Issue is a calculation that compares the variety of occasions phrases on this puzzle have appeared
in different Shortz Period puzzles.
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The chart under reveals what number of occasions every phrase has been used throughout all NYT puzzles, outdated and trendy together with Selection.