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I am a relative NYT crossword n00b, so I just found out abou…

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The SNITCH (Same-day Numeric Index of Times Cryptic Hardness) is a score of the difficulty for each Times Cryptic Crossword as shown in the table.

That’s the UK Times. I’ve never tried the Times Cryptic but knew about the SNITCH from Cracking the Cryptic’s Friday videos which are a lovely thing. Amazing how quickly he can do them, but he’s also great at not assuming much knowledge on the part of the viewer, and explaining how he solved each clue.

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