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054: Cheers & Tears - Teeny Tuesday 25

Now Playing: Crossing Mars by Harry Gregson-Williams

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Word Count: 33

Mean Word Length: 4.73

Happy Tuesday! If anyone happened to see my Twitter recently, I teased about today's puzzle originally called "Attack of the Llamas!" Well, as I was getting ready to write this post, I went and checked that grid and saw that there wasn't a single word that hasn't been used in the NY Times crossword before. I like having new/unique/obscure words in my puzzles, so I tossed out the clues, words, and grid, and started anew! Instead, you're getting a VERY pop culture heavy puzzle. Okay, the pop culture stuff is only ~24% of the puzzle, but it sure feels like a lot more than that. Otherwise, as usual I hope you enjoy the crossword!

Non NYT Words: 3D, 5D, 11A

Title Words: 4D, 14A, 27A

Seed Word: 11A

Music Inspiration Word: 24A

Reused 4+ Letter Words: 4D, 20D, 23D, 27A

Unique Words to Date: 2,412

If you solve, stream, like, love, or find a typo in my crossword, please feel free to let me know!



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