Puzzle 511: Freestyle 459. Show some compassion.

Last Friday’s freestyle solution

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Word count: 72
Mean word length: 5.36

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The thing about symmetry in these grids is that, sure, it looks nice, but sometimes you have to do things in one part of the grid to make it work out and hope and pray that they also work on the other side. That’s what happened here. I built the two stacks of nine first, but I really had to open up the upper stack to make it work. I crossed my fingers that it would work for the bottom, which wasn’t a good feeling, but it fit together. I don’t usually have that many long entries going in one direction (10) in one grid, but it somehow worked.

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2 thoughts on “Puzzle 511: Freestyle 459. Show some compassion.”

  1. Given your well-documented bias toward Seinfeldia (which I share, incidentally), I was shocked that box 15 didn’t contain an M.


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