Puzzle 195: Freestyle 163. That’s what she said [snicker]!

Last Friday’s freestyle solution

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Word count: 70
Mean word length: 5.49

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Another instance where 70 worked out better than 72 for me. Obviously the opportunity to pare it down to 72 lay in splitting what’s now 6-Down and 30-Down, but it would have made the area above the bottom stack and under the middle very awkward with some not-so-nice entries. Also, you’ll get the rare  “one helper square stacked on top of another” animal here — it helped both of those corners immensely. You’ll also see a sort-of dupe in this grid that I let go because it wasn’t worth tearing apart an area that I think came out pretty well.

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