Puzzle 188: Freestyle 156. Throwing it all into the mix.

Last Tuesday’s freestyle solution

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Word count: 72
Mean word length: 5.39

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Consider the unfortunate life of the 14-letter entry. Its mere presence causes entire grids to look odd or out of whack. It forces unwanted three-letter entries. Unless you want an odd-shaped grid, a wide-open grid, and/or weird symmetry, you’re forced to either deal with those issues or not consider 14s at all… or find more creative ways to include them in the grid. You’ll see what I did when you open this grid — stacks of 14-14-15. Yes, it’s an odd look, but it’s the least intrusive, in my opinion, way to get 14-letter entries into 15×15 grid. My 14-letter list in my seed entry list was getting a little long and neglected, so I figured I’d give it a little love.

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