Charles M. Deber
Charles M. Deber 

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19 solo puzzles by Charles M. Deber (18 Sundays)

plus 18 pre-Shortz puzzles for a total of 37

with constructor comments

See the answer words debuted by Charles M. Deber.

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Sun 2/9/2014IT WAS 50 YEARS AGO TODAY
MOBILESAPARTSTRASSE
ONESIDEBASIETHITHER
STATISTBUENAREDEEMS
TOTOUSUALGRIEFSLIT
LOLLOPMIODEARTO
TSEULNACOSITBEVAS
YEMENIACUTEFINEST
REALTVAVAALIODESSA
OONAAPTERRICEUWYES
NUISANCETAREARPHONE
ETATSTEENAGERSROUTS
IWASNEUERTTOP
OILCAROJYORGOBEYER
AMINACHOAERIEECO
FIVEMANYSATHOLTSOS
STEMSBLEHLIAMGUTSY
ARUTLEDAACREUTEP
STPOVENNAMRONIRHO
HOOPLANONNOSIETUDES
ERODESMOODYSAFARI
ASLANTANNESTROYES
Listening to the Beatles' classic "Sgt. Pepper" album a few months back, I heard them sing, "It was 20 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play". This led me in short order to discover that the Beatles made their much-touted U.S. TV debut (spoiler alert!) on the Ed Sullivan show on Sunday, February 9, 1964. Once I noticed that February 9 is also a Sunday in 2014 — which would be 50 years later to the day — I was launched on the puzzle.

I realized that the theme would become apparent to solvers of all generations, and wanting to make the puzzle something special beyond including an ample supply of phrases and songs relating to the Beatles, I came up with the idea of incorporating the names of the Beatles into the shape of a guitar. This took a few iterations, as the combination of their four names required 47 letters to produce the shape (rendered in gray squares in the print puzzle), and a bit of organization to get the surrounding black squares properly placed. Since some musicians could speculate as to whether this shape resembles an instrument that all but Ringo might actually have played, I decided to include the word "guitar" at 102 Down. I very much appreciate how Will streamlined the fill in a couple of corners. Trust this puzzle is fun — and that solvers "can work it out" without too much "help".

Sun 2/5/2012STATE ANNEXATION
EXTRASATDOGAMOEBA
WILESIVEIKEMAULED
EXCITEMENTGARDENTOOL
NOLODAISYISELIN
OPSCONSRICOSTA
ROMOPERASINGERYEAH
GROUSEETESADAMSAGO
CONTRASTASAMANSRO
BITSCONCENTRATETOP
UNHEALEDAVERSRIME
DEFAMEDPRIMOSOLARIA
ALIAPOETIGUNSTAND
LOBSPLITSECONDANAS
ERRSTENTSRASPUTIN
NCISODIEHOURENAMEL
TACTPODDEDPLANTALE
AIDANERERCALYE
VERSUSSCOUTMISC
BIRTHSTONEMORALTENET
OCELOTBUNWADEDUCE
BESETSSGTSPADEMON
Thu 12/16/2010
ARIAORVALINKY
MAWRNAIVENONE
THATREMAINSSEEN
NYETETOILES
OPTBORNWILD
NRAATEELUELLA
BELWASTTRUES
AMONOTTOBECSI
SINGEALKYKIA
EXERTSEARSYON
ITHADYOUANS
PAMELASNEIL
YOUVEGOTKIDDING
RUNEGRITSOVER
OTISYEASTLEER
Sun 4/5/2009TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS
CAPERMORELAMINGGABLE
ORATEAXELADAGIOELTON
PORTFOLIOSJOINTVENTURE
ESTEMADECOLOANOOSES
DENNADERALGERATM
EVERYEARLYRETIREMENT
SPREESSCREAMESAALAR
CASEDARTEMALITATI
RUHRSAFEINVESTMENTTUB
ASISELIASEVANSWHERE
PEPCAIRNURALAROUSE
MARKETINGDECISION
COARSEOPIEONIONBAG
PAULOEDWINALLATDODO
ESTLONGRANGEPLANSINDO
TILENAGYANEWJADED
ANALEVAESTEESPANTRY
LOWINTERESTLOANFAKER
EELMACONSHAVEAHA
AIRIERROBGSAOWEEDEN
BOARDMEETINGDOWNSIZING
UNTILAVENUEERIEARNIE
TEASERESENDSEEDLAGER
Sun 5/6/2007MAKING AMENDS
CREESICEAGESSLAP
HEAVEFANWAVEAWARE
MENSAWEARDEPARTMENTS
HOCINNSRUSEGRIDDLE
ANKLESCAIROSEARAT
WOEISTHREEMENINATUBA
SCRATCHEREXESLR
ELEMROWERSHABITABLE
REDFIRSTAIDAKITCOAL
PILESFOILEDMITZI
CRANESREFUGEDDANTES
HOSTATALIASLINGO
UPTOINDIANAOCEANMAC
BEATINGITSTRAINELIA
ARCACTACCEPTERS
AWALKINTHEPARKAROSSI
RETSEENOBELJONSON
CATSHOWTATAELONPUG
ARIVERARUNSTHROUGHIT
ROLEXRATTIERCLEAT
ONANKISSERSHEDDA
Sun 5/9/2004MOVING THE BAR
RAMADADEBITSAGGAM
ENAMELPOMADETVAERA
SARANFERGUSONPARSONS
TPKOILYSNAKEDORIA
SOMELIKEITNOTEDGED
APODANOXTOEINESA
LAUDESGRAMPPRONOM
INTERNSMAISCONCUR
SNOWBUSINESSSCONE
WINTERERSDONOTEENIE
OLAEDITSTARASATL
OLSONEDEMATENTONNES
LETGONEROSWELCOME
FRYERSROTOERNESTO
PESTERTIERSMIDEAR
FEUELVISTEESBLUR
OLDERASIGNOFRELIEF
MEDIANEGROIRANSAW
EVINCEDNERDOFBUFFALO
NENENEACTORSREAMER
TNGSSRLOEWEARREST
Sun 4/13/2003WHAT AM I?
BOWEDCAMPSKATEOKED
OVATEOMARLAUDSMOVE
SEVENTYTWODARKSQUARES
CRYSTALSVANESSHARK
IVYFEIGNTRUANTS
MAKESERRSROAR
TWENTYONEBYTWENTYONE
NAYSENCESOOZESRELY
SYSASSADLUNARPIETA
NAMESBUCKLANDON
MODERATELYCHALLENGING
OREGONOGEEAIMES
ROMANJANOSSUMOSCUZ
KNOTLADENOLEINSANE
ONEHUNDREDFORTYWORDS
AXESEFTSALLOT
ASSUMESWRATHOYL
CHARMCHINOFRENETIC
TODAYSCROSSWORDPUZZLE
ORALCHALKABIETRAIL
NETSHOMEYREARSARAS
Sun 2/16/2003A SHORT PUZZLE
ACEIMPASSISIGREEDS
BAVARIACROTONTAXCUT
CLEMONSCAPOFGOODHOPE
RACIESTOARSSALEM
MGTMOANSRABELIDS
MALIBUSOAKSTORME
NRAEMTSPREFERREDRAT
OIDIWOSOSANODIDE
POSTGAMENANAREAGAN
BEGANSAMOLDSAMOLD
ALAISTOWENTOARES
TAPRECORDERSARSON
ARIDLYYEAHRETRACED
LGAISMTREEMADAMO
LONESTARSTATGIGINCO
SEINEOSAKAFEEDER
SEATCIGSTIGERLYE
ARLENARALSATIRIC
GALFORCEWINDSAGITATE
ATEASESTRIDEPHOENIX
SONNYSSORTERETSSET
Sun 8/20/2000OUTTAKES
PRAHAGRABACADSARRET
EULERMAUNARAMISLEERY
STARTABBASCHEATASSNS
THEBULLBYTHEHORNSBETS
RITESMOOREMAM
HIRECODPLENTYLAMBDAS
USURIESFACETONALITY
THEMONEYANDRUNAWAYESOS
AUSODESSABINESMRT
CPASOCKEDAUTOSALSA
ARLOROIABRAMSRUNNER
VILLAONFIVEPLACEMETRO
AGEISMGROATSARMELIO
NOTOFONUSPALAISENT
SPFIDIAMINAIDAGPS
LOISEFFECTAFTERSHAPEUP
ALLUPSETRATSOTTAWAS
WOMBATSVIPERSXIINEWT
TRYLENASDARER
FIREHOLDDOWNOVEROFFIN
RODANOCCUREERIEWILMA
ERECTPARCEDRIESADOPT
GMATSSLOTSSOARNORSE
Sun 1/9/2000PLAYING FAVORITES
AGIRLORSOMDVIABASH
MATEOSEALIRANVESTA
BROWNSTONEKINGFISHER
PORGIESALIVELAMENT
OHNOROTEBINE
RAGTAGJAYWALKERABBE
BURENVALSEINTHREED
IRADEANSCUTESYLAD
SASSFLOODGATESDELTA
SPIRESELMERTRIBES
PHONESTRAPSHEADON
MAOISMVOICEBASSET
APPLEWILDERNESSRTES
REPCRADLEESTABOLE
CREATUREOHBOYIMMIX
SSRSSNOWSTORMBRASSY
PASSHAILBODY
ESSENEGASSYDISCOED
BLACKSMITHWOODCARVER
BERTHAVIAAXLEGAILY
SWISSDEFYROTSELLIE
Sun 7/25/1999MIRROR MIRROR
PEACESCARSAARCONCH
ATHOSOLGAOGREOMAHA
STANSTERIREELTAPIR
SUBCAPTAINTRAINTRACK
EYEONGEOGOOS
SNIDERCONFUSIONMIT
WINEDTRADENEONRAMA
AMTSDIOSPRESSCORPS
MBEDUTCHCHEESELOXES
PILLAGESROOSTGAMBLE
LUNARTAUNTSLIER
MAILINCENSESPARROWS
ANGLESHAKESPEARETOO
STEELGLASSLAKECHOU
SENDEASECHUTESLEEP
ESTANTELOPESGOURDS
ABETGARANTIC
EMPHASIZEDSCHOOLKIDS
TYROSNOTEELEVAERIE
ANIMEGLENLUAUGRANT
TAXEDSASSFEDSESSES
In this puzzle which I believe Will Shortz called "diabolical" when he accepted it, the solver had to reverse the letters not only of the clue, but also of the clue number -- and then place the answer in the diagram at the site of the reversed number. Thus, for 27 Across: DRAB, one had to reverse the clue (BARD), and write in the answer at 72 Across (SHAKESPEARE).
Sun 9/20/1998COUNTDOWN
ALLAHROCITALRASPS
MULTIUSOLUNABOCCIE
AMALFSSELIRKSIDEATE
SEMANASOSAKAGOTMAD
STANDEENICEFATLY
TONTINEYEAROFLORD
TAPIRSCAVSUSTENVIR
ERICSMODEMDCISPODE
ANTSINEOBOISTRIGA
RETAKENMOORSIBIDEM
GOLDSMITXAMINED
RATINEHENNYGENESIS
AWOLSTRAITADOSORA
KARENRIGRELITCROON
ESSOPINEYALEGLENNS
SHIFTRKERSSOMALIS
ERIESCHEWDINETTE
CAVERNSHULAENTREES
ARABICDOOMBOSTOVENT
POLLEEDROPLATRENEE
TWEEDEELSEREASSTS
Sun 11/30/1997PRESIDENTIAL ECHOES
SPUDMADAMPROWHARPO
HARIORONORACYALEAN
EISENHOWERSEYESYEAST
PLATEAUSRUMBASEXGOV
XISEONIANSEA
VANBURENSWRENWHINER
ARIESOSSASTRIASLO
POPEMANEPIZZERIA
IMPNIXONSNICKSETATS
DAYGAMESNEMESESNYET
OBIROUENAGA
AMMOCEREBRAABBESSES
ROOSTWILSONSWILLELL
MONEYMENTATEMAIO
ORRLORDSSCARORTHO
REOPENCOOLIDGESCOUP
ERRMARNERORA
LASESMARCIAPEEKABOO
EGRETBUCHANANSCANNON
ARONIEREIEMEATDAZE
HAWSESARDROUTSSIEG
Sun 4/20/1997BAR NONE
SEEMSTRYLOFTTSETSE
TACITWEEINORSHALES
YSHNIKOVSBECUERERENT
ETOILEMODELSHIPTSE
VENTRALUSESTAR
METESRUNTPEATIEST
ICERSINORGSRENNIE
ERAMLVINYUATREST
NUMSGAINSMIDISPLOPS
YMCATOOTINSTANCE
ATTNKLEYSRACUDAVEST
SHOCKSALPERTOBOE
PEKOESTIRSASTENDERS
SPIRESEOSHARTRAH
ACETINSYNEIRSCITE
LASHEDATCORDMACES
SLRSEGAONESTOP
OHOABRASIONSOPIATE
RELATETHOLDISOMETERS
TREMORHELLDOWDORIS
AESOPSASEAEYESLOPE
Sun 5/19/1996THE STARS ARE OUT
WASPSPILAFBERGCROP
AWAREITISIAREALUNE
RECONNOITERINFLUENCE
BEAUSPERTONAGER
IMPACTSATNOTOSIR
BILBAOPRIZEFIGHTCST
SAULSCROCEALLEYCATS
EMMYFOAMMILESHERE
NIBILLMANNEREDASIT
ISLETOATERTRAPS
SANTEESPIDERSLEGREE
EDGEDAESIRMINES
ROPEINTERSTATESTAB
ARALEDDASHUGSTOGO
PERENNIALSHANECHARS
HSTADOLESCENTPARSEC
ODETSAAREDONATES
HOTTEAINTOSALAS
OBSERVANTHIGHFASHION
SOAROGEEENDOFTERSE
TERIROOMDERRYADATE
Sun 7/30/1995SAYING THE ALPHABET
SWISSAVERALPSSALTS
COOPTTATEFEARTROOP
HONEYBUNCHFACILITATE
ALIBIALOFTALINED
DARKENLONERSPEE
OLESGOLFGADGETSSPOT
DADBEDIMSSARASTOLE
EMAILENELURIADEN
CONDUCTSCALPINGDIE
DEERSFORGOTTALENT
ABABALINEUPSACIDS
PRELIMARISESSKIMP
OARREDMEATSPEOPLED
RBIDROIDBCEUSAIR
TINTSONORCALAISNEO
SAGAIMAGEMAKERSITIS
LASSSERUMLASSOS
RECOILAMIGOEVICT
ISINDEBTEDMANIPULATE
ESTEEETTEERTETENAM
NEEDSDYESDREWESTOP
Sun 3/12/1995TIMES PAST
HOFFAETHICSCADSMATTE
ELLENARABLEERIEELIAS
ALASKATOJOINUNIONNITRO
RAGTAGPJSESTERSWEATS
GAIASCARSSWANN
FIRESINCHICAGOSEALISH
OTARIESNOSETHANKCHI
CAWEDTAURPOEMONSET
ALLIEDARMIESLANDSNAIL
LOSELIOTEAVESEMENDS
SLAMSDRYERFLOKOO
KENHUNSPORESSOLOSNL
IDIEISBRIARGOREN
MIXERSSAINTSONARRST
TORMETWOGERMANYSUNITE
CONGASADROILYROGER
ORRNATTYSPARPEANUTS
TSESLUESTOCKSCOLLAPSE
SOMASLOATHTOED
LEILASCOPRAARCEPOCHS
ALGERPROHIBITIONREPEAL
SONICTONILOUDONNADIA
TISCHAPSEEUGENEALERT
Sun 5/15/1994LAXICOGRAPHY
CAANPOSHSIENAPRAHA
URDUOAHUONTOPRENAL
BEDMINTONPTERODOCTYL
ASSERTEDBRESTARIES
RAINALARHADAT
CABANAPUNICBATISTE
ADITCAMPROMISEENERO
LIKEGATPEARGNUS
LEECHRYSANTHEMOMTRI
AURORAESORERGABION
SEINEASTIRSERUM
MADRESIGETACRAZIES
IDODORMATOLOGISTNRA
DOZEMARSTWOETAL
AREASRESTAURUNTNASA
SENSATEIRINAROLLED
IVIESERASGINA
DANAEENNISDEMERITS
POMEGRANITECROMIGNON
POISESOLOSTIDEEDIE
DRESSARENTSPEDDOLE
Sun 1/23/1994LEAP MOS.
ALECATOPTARPALAS
SOYASLORREOVERLISA
PREJANESSORNOVOPUSES
SEDULOUSBISONPAMPAS
LOOTMICEDOWN
SAMSONOCTARATESAGRA
ALANEARLYBRACERES
GALAMIXTRADEMARK
ARMEFEBITORIALCOMAE
MARTINIARIESPOLAND
YAWNSSNIPSTULIP
EMOTEDMAGOOCAREERS
GAPERJUNONNAISERIPS
GUIDEPOSTTVSEARS
ENSRAKESDRIESTNET
DAMPINSEPURALERASES
ATMSASAPBLEU
ONAGERSETUPDIMAGGIO
LIMAROATSREDECATIONS
ANONSCATPROLESERGE
NESSETTEYELPTEES

18 pre-Shortz puzzles by Charles M. Deber

Sun 10/10/1993ADVISORY: WATCH YOUR STEPS
JADELAICELIDEHETOP
URALACTAPACERTRADE
SAMEPOSSESSIVERALES
TBECAROANOKECLOSEST
TURNNAMESTOFU
GRASSOYOMRTESHRIMP
LONEYOUVEHDESCENDS
OUTSALKALINDREAFLA
AGHALEOSTWAINSLIL
THORNTONBASESCLAIM
LINYRSOCKPALM
LOOSEFAUSTBALSAMIC
ELGALMOSTROMAMADE
ALILLUPYOBERONABEL
DISGUISEMITISNTLAT
SETUPSRSTSECETHELS
TWOSHEMENBRIE
PORSENAREACTORMETOS
AMAINPRIMITIVESDINT
DIMEAOAKENVIALELMO
STARTREEDSEDDYDEEP
Fri 6/11/1993
SORAIMAMSALAN
WRAPMIRTHSINE
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
PAYLOADSEPEES
OILSPAT
CONGRATULATIONS
ANEYEARIACVII
DEGSINGERSEER
ETREANESLANCE
TOASTMISTRESSES
CAANADS
PILOTCONGEALS
OVERINDULGENCES
KANTAURAETROT
ENOSPEENSSONS
Sun 6/6/1993THE LAST SHALL BE SEARCHED
BLAHSPATEBISTSAT
AEROCABALAIDEOIFIT
HAPPILYEVERKELPMTGE
TRAINEECRUISEBIERE
GREGTENNCLEARED
BAGEASIERSAIDTHAN
AROARSLATSROADSTER
REINOFMESIRSOBI
BANDROOMATTHEAGATES
GOFERSRARESTOCHRE
GRISTPOKEDRANCE
ACORNSTAMENCICERO
NAIADSIWANTTOBEUTES
INNEDENIREDAHAS
LEGACIESLEANSBLEST
SONEARANDYETSORTS
MATURERINDOTOPO
ALONESMOKERCONCHAE
LORDSKITANDYOUSHALL
TOTESIDEREARMSALAS
FARENIDDOSEEDONE
Sun 11/22/1992OPPOSITES ATTRACT
HEMIAGATEGARPANEST
OLANSIMONADARMORES
WATERSOILSRENEONTAP
ENTREATEDKINGSQUEENS
TWITEISERRS
FBILONGSSHORTSUSSR
LOANSEEKSPISTACHIO
TITLEENEERESHOTS
AETWILDERSTAMERSRAE
GROSSNESSNTHMATTERS
MACONBOACZARS
ITSTANDSOWTHEORISTS
LITSELLERSBUYERSHEE
SPORTIVEATMOWING
OPPOSABLEATTARFOPS
LISTRAINSSHINESOSE
ASIFUPSSOLD
SHARPSFLATSHEIRESSES
PATIOLINTMISSESHITS
ALTERERNESEATSETAT
TEASEDEARTRUSTDELS
Sun 11/10/1991ICIEST CITIES
ELOPESCPOSDAYCAFE
LEARNTWORRYARAOGLE
LAREDOORDEALLIMAMAIL
SULKYCCVIINESTS
SATIRESELAMALIT
ELUDESASPENPANESMOD
RICESTROTSITINERARY
MOSSMAIDCOTTAEDNA
OTONASSAUSAUNASTROD
NONSENSENUNSFIATS
CAREENSPASHEENS
BLONDFORDTOREADOR
AOUTMANILAANIMALRUE
SANEELANDALESDATE
INTESTINECHITSCOMAS
SSSLAGOSGOALSHOMAGE
KILNSOURDORISES
GIANTWEIRDCAPON
OSLOSOLONAPLESPLANES
SLABLEOGNATSELNINO
HENSENDSTNSRATTED
Sun 7/8/1990COMPOSER POSERS
PALORISERMISTMARSH
CLIVENTREINTOOPINE
BIZETSBEESCHOPINSPAN
STARRIERCLAIRSTEEPS
HINDEMITHSMYTH
SHAMSANDSASLOPE
CHANSPLODSCHYVOIR
RINGSAARTAUROSARGO
ORDPUCCINISPOOCHTED
PREPAREANCESAUGERS
LEIFSLIDERSLIAR
ROSTRAHAVENALLYSON
ASHSCHUBERTSSHOEPTO
ITALEELERSWEEPPORE
DINERSALNORMARRAS
ADDONSDEERPLATS
BEETHOVENSBAIT
AMEBASHATEDAERATORS
MOZARTSARTLISZTSLIST
ERREDANTEEDSELESTO
NEARSWEEDDOYLYREUP
Sun 3/18/1990I O USED
SARIMASCATONEPARE
PALEOARCHNAMEDAVER
FROSTBITIOEXIOUATING
CATTAILSREMITCROATS
ACTSMILOSRATINE
GIRLSHONANLOTUS
SANTELOVEMEIODERMAE
ASISMALIHUESBACK
APOKINDERGARIOSLICE
RESPONDSHOMESSHUNTS
IEREISIRENMAORI
RIFLEDBUNKSBUGABOOS
ANITACASEYSIOGELANE
ITESSASHSAGSGNAT
NODPENIIOTIARYLUCIA
PANTSPINASMATER
AORTASOPTICBAIT
IMPORTAFOOTBOROUGHS
LIEUIOANTSINADVERIOT
KENSRENEEARNESAVES
ASSTSCANSLADDSLED
Sun 10/15/1989IFFY ANSWERS
SCALPFAIRSHIRTDDE
ALGERETTESLIVERRON
YOUDONTSEEWHATYOUWANT
SPAPACEMOONMOWER
YOUHAVENTGOTAPENNY
ICIESTERGDADE
LOTTEBINGDOMEDISH
SOWWINTERCOMESATTA
ATELIERSEONSTASSEN
RESECTFLINGELITES
STEALHEHOLLERSFAUNA
LODGEDPERESALPINE
AROUSESSTNCARESSES
MANETHESHOEFITSDRU
SHECAINETREEPLANE
HIRTDIAPRAYED
YOUCANKEEPYOURHEAD
ENNUITEALEARNPRO
ATFIRSTYOUDONTSUCCEED
ROIERRANTGENTERASE
SPTDIETSYORESORTS
Sun 5/14/1989STEP QUOTES
WAREBOATOSCARAGAS
ADENIRMAATONALDONE
TALCBEAMSERGIOSLID
CHYOUSTEPPPENWOATE
DRSODORSLGLUNAR
ANCESTORNITOLAFS
REOTONYSCOSTALALAS
COLLEGEALEPHSTEONT
EPISTLEALSOPANA
AIDAEMUASTRASMITER
STEPBALLSTEPFOOTHER
PATSYSSITARIRTSESS
ILESUSANMANASSA
RISTEPERASEMETTLES
ECTONIPSEYSLATEADO
ASONESIDINSPECTS
STARTENANESTEFG
OWNEPLADDSTEPORDWI
NINERENDERORALELEV
ANILESCORTPALETILE
REEFSENSESLOTSITS
Sun 10/30/1988FRACTURED PHRASES
CADHALOSASFARASSET
ADEEPODESHORECLIME
LODALTERPERILTIRES
ERIRUTSSCAMSASCENT
BECO MESEPARATEDENDS
AMTRATESTALLED
NOTABLYHERSELMAS
OHENRYHARITEARI NTO
WMSELGINPLANEGOS
BAERSSCALDSPAULS
CROAKUPPE RCUTATSEA
CHINSBARTOKROARS
CELANEARLEASTCRU
LAM BCHOPDEEDSCARES
SENILESAMSTORAGE
ANYMORETOGOMEN
ISISDIVISIONOFL ABOR
MARPLEUPTONATIPERE
ADELECLEATELENARAN
MANICPASTALINENRTE
STETHARTESMESSYYES
Sun 7/26/1987STATING THE CAPITALS
ORDERCPTSCHEWAMASS
MEESEOAHUHOLEPINOT
ABRAHAMNEBRASKAASTIR
HEMEREIESTERSSORE
ALABAMACLIFTSABINES
RTESUNIESPASSES
CEDESIRONAARONS
ODORTHEWESTVIRGINIA
RIOPAIRSLOINPOLL
PERJUREAHORASPOKE
MONTANARUBINSTEIN
NOAHSOGEESMONSTER
ATTNSTENAMENDIVE
WISCONSINAVENUEADEN
ORIENTITISSPENT
STALAGSADATPETE
CAROLERDELAWARESOLE
OMARLAREDOISLETOM
TARASCHRISTOPHEROHIO
TRADEKEINIDEAEVERT
SATONSANGMESSRAREE
Sun 6/1/1986TWO'S A CROWD
FOLIOCALIFSSTABNBA
ADAMEADONAIOHIOALS
COMPRESEDAIRPARTISAN
EREIRESDNASWELFARE
SINLATHAMDEALER
TIGHTSQUEZEPAGAN
ORESTURGESCOLESLAW
PONSENATENAGECRUSH
ONETERNALNODKINKY
FIREHATNEVADA
CONSPICUOUSOMISIONS
SNARLSSINUOUS
TRENTREDSTATISTIC
SUMERSQUASHTOVTATE
EMULATESAMOROSOSUN
FODORNAROWESCAPE
DETAINSUNDRYTEA
EVINCESNISIRAHNOME
MARYJANECONDENSEDBOK
ODEAGAREMERGESLIDE
NEDMEGARESULTPETES
Sun 8/18/1985WHEN IN ROME
ACADOHARAAGALBACON
SATEKRUIFLIRAORONO
PRINCESSOFWALESNEWER
ALLTHEOERNEEDBUM
NOTEAFTERRECARDSOPA
DREAMEDPOSSIBLY
GASSEAIERTOUTER
ACTRESSULLMANNASTORM
PEYOTEOPTIONSEMIS
SOLACECORELIA
FIRSTPERSONSINGULAR
HAZEMETGLARED
CAPRAGRAPPAINCITE
ATHENAAMETRICMEASURE
BAYINGEAULOIMOD
SNOOPERSPILLARS
TWIURALSGREEKLETTER
WACNASAROEPAROLE
ILIACSITEOFUSCAPITOL
GLADEENIDENIACNAPA
SANERDENSROLLAGLEY
Sun 4/7/1985DON'T CON ME!
SCRUBEMUSSTOOLPRAM
IRINATITONEUROREDO
SUBTRACTEDUNSTRAINED
EIGHTARGOTDOODLE
ARISTAAPIANCOURSES
CANTORPROASMUFTI
RISENTEMPLATESRCA
ELIDEOTOIRKSTERN
SSSCURRENTLYHORNET
TOMATOTOWELOLEATE
STEVENSSHREDCRONIES
HONESTATIMEYEASTS
EXTRASVOCATIONSSOP
SILASMOINUSSTARR
ANYINCLUSIVEARNIE
RISKSORATEALICES
SCIENCEBUSTSLIBELS
ALSACESINAIADIEU
DESCENDINGSEQUENTIAL
SAUTTINGEFEUDCENTI
ONESSPEEDYEASESSEX
Sun 6/17/1984NOT ON THE MAP
MAHALNIGHMANNIDAS
PARADEASEAOBOEMIDI
EXCLAMATIONPOINTPROS
DISTRUSTGORGEHOERS
EPIBALSAMASSEY
PARALLELPARKIMARET
ANILENYESBLINDRAE
RECESSEAGLEFIREANT
TWOCENTSPLAINFLORIDA
YAHSLIPACETYL
EMILROOTCANALKISS
AMADORECHOGOA
DOILIESTENSIONMOUNTS
ERNESTOEASEDADREAM
SYSLUMETTICSOFONE
PLANESKITCHENRANGE
SERENESHEDSOVI
OXIDEDEAREREGIONAL
RUNGFUNDRAISINGDRIVE
EDGEONCELIONLOANED
LESSBEESSIDEELLER
Sun 10/16/1983OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS
HOBSONSPTBRELRASH
ERRATAARALICITELLA
LIONETMISSINGTHEBOAT
LOKIEATINGHENLEYS
ONETRACKMINDRECTO
NYASAEDEMAAROMAS
RAHMORASSRETIREMENT
ELOIRESETSDENSTE
GAMMADIGWHISTLESTOP
TIEUPSDORIARAGLAN
SLADEUPITAIGA
OCTANESERVECATNIP
SPRINGFEVERELFREADY
ICEORASPELLSDILL
PIPEDREAMSASSURELEE
STEVIESPOUTSTAUB
ENSUEOVERCHARGING
EMERGESSTEREOATOR
TIMEONHISHANDSDENISE
ONUSTESTEADARODNEY
NESTROSSLYSUSAGES
Sun 8/22/1982NO BIG DEAL
SLAMMEMACIDESID
POSYELASLASERPREEN
ARTSTINYORANGRONDO
SNITSTIRHOBOANISO
MARIEAELIZABETHTIRES
CICANOLEARACOLE
RAMADANGOFFSEEK
ARILRASEORTMEETING
BENSDAKDYERSSNORER
PESCEISTICENDIVE
COCOAPINSATOESEASES
ODESSANORSENEEDY
LASSOSSLUEDENVYSPA
ASSENTSOPAESSEWORD
SALATSARERMINES
HOPEABALLRESTAN
AGLOWBLINDMICEABEARS
PLANIOBOESORBLOOP
LENINEVITAARNOIRMA
OREADSEDERWEIRSTAR
TNSPROSEREGTANK
Sun 4/4/1982PLAYING THE ANGLES
CITEDEBAROVERPER
ONERAGATEHELPMAPLE
RNERSTONESMEMOSTEAK
OWEDICESPAINCE
UMBRARIGHTTUUPENDED
PIATEETHARRLONGI
ALTALASTSUNCAGECST
GLOSSICPULSATESUME
AINSTTHEWALLRIEBLOC
OLELAKEEROSOATH
CLAROJOIEASINLURES
HARTSAILANTEDIF
AMOSTMSMAKEROOMFORD
LIUREMEDIALVENETIA
KANCRESOLESTESSHAD
DOMEDWEEPORTSELD
HOTSPOTNANDOUTHORSY
ACHTSOBCROCPOL
STELEGOOFONAHAPPYNO
TOHERETNAVENALAINT
ORNTHEREDSELEPEE
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