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25 pre-Shortz crosswords by Charles Cross

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Charles Cross
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C. L. Cross
Wed 1/10/1962
FRESHTWOSOMES
RUCHEPATCHWORK
ASCOTUNSAINTLY
SKEWARKRESEE
BRIEDEER
ABROADQUASAP
CLOAKSUCREDAG
CENTENNIALSTATE
ANDDEALTSOMES
DOGATLCEMENT
UMPHNEXT
ALBEEFANHAHA
FOURSOMESDUMAS
ASTRONAUTEMOTE
RESENTEDABYSS
Sun 12/29/1957WORDSMANSHIP
SABERSFANFAREGRAPES
CLARETENIGMASRESORT
HALIDERANSOMSATTIRE
ISTSABELESPAINALAN
SKIPLANETSSYRUPUNO
MACAOACCEPTSOLOISTS
PULLTEARSNEED
UPSALACANCELSSTAPLE
PINCENEZSENECASHEAN
GREENGRAYSTEINSORCS
RAECURRENTEVENTSDUI
ATRIREDSEAENOUNCING
DEEDSDAMITATYROLEAN
EDDIEDSAVINESDROMES
OVERNEONSWYES
UDOMETERSNATCHREARM
NOBREDIFSPIRITSMAO
AMENREBUSOVATEMARS
BAYINGASTOLATAMAZES
LIENEELEUCITEMOROSE
ENDOWSDEBASERSTINTS
Sun 7/15/1956WORD GAME
TULIPREPASSCAPED
CANADADEPOSITOPERAS
AMINERARIETTAVENICE
MATAISNEMOUNDEDVON
ELEMSUGARPACERMAID
LEDUCPEDALTHEGIANTS
SUPERSTATEPITY
PAPERERSADOREPAST
USURIESSLEWSALMONER
LILEPODEDELHISLICE
LASSSNARLROARSEMUS
ETAPEIDIOTSYCESALS
TITANICFIRTHARISTAE
SCENTSRAWPSALTERS
KELPMEDITATIVE
CINERARIAETHYLARMOR
HOODMIMICSEDERNEMO
ADDDIMPLESAASENNEW
FIDGETAMNESTYMORALE
ENLACELETTERSIMAGED
SEEKSENSATETENET
Sun 11/2/1952WHO'S WHO
DAWESMESTAMONETPOSEY
UTILEARROUINONUIRENA
ELLISARNALLSANDRINGHAM
SELASSIESABESIDEARMS
IONSTIRREDNORN
CAPTORSCOTOTISLODGES
ARRANCLAYCRASHESIRMA
RAINSAARSHOPHARPEEPS
ARNWHITEHOUSEVIERALI
FACTIONHARRYCIELOTON
ETERNEGENREBOASTHEYS
COGSLADYKERNODOR
AMOYHEADYDUROSRUMBAS
MONCORDSMORANGENOESE
ERSUPONGOODNATURERON
CROREDETOURSTITOELSA
HIREDESIRESFIBSBRIAR
ESTATESMATALOSGRANNY
LANGENTERONSOU
DEFINERSAPARALPINIST
ELIZABETHIIMISSISSIPPI
AUDENALIENIDESTENSUE
FLORATOASTSALTSREEDS
Sun 12/16/1951WORLD QUIZ
LAMARPANAMACARESS
AVALONARISENAREOLAS
CONSTELLATIONLIGNITE
ECAEXAMRAWALARVIA
TEGSTREPANPRESIDENT
STEEDCRATSINSPARES
GISHDEVOTOSPY
IMPORTERSAMYCAESAR
MAEEASEATEPONDEOS
PIRACYDIVERTINGFRAT
OLENTREVERSALSDOONE
SMITQUEENLETSHARBOR
TARHELMGATEOANEKE
NARINEBENINDUCTEES
OSABORDEROLEO
ARIOTBARSLANASURAT
LONDONESETENACETELO
TANRAGENOMBETAPEW
ERASINGLOWERBRACKETS
RETRACEAVENUETRENTE
REINEDPARTEDENTER
Sun 9/16/1951VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE
MADAMCHATSCLASPCLAPP
ABASEHABITHAVERLAMER
CATHERINEDEMEDICIOPERA
ETETODDEVAYARDEDLOT
SERFMELDEIGHTEENMINT
OSAERESLARTSPIT
MACROFRILLAMISHAMASS
ALAMODEBEATRIXUPRIGHT
RERATINGCREELEROSAAR
MARTHACUSTISTARSIALMA
SKIINEPTASTOLATPILED
EDNAPINTONASBALI
INCOGRIPOSTEMISERCAN
RAMSSHEERELEONORADUSE
AVABEESMALESGRAMERCY
TAPIOCAMADISONBRONCOS
ELMANSPASMSPATSUNITA
ANDSASHIRSIRSRI
TONSPATHETICLIRESOPS
ARCMARINAGOADORAHOI
CLARAGEORGIANEESECLARK
NOTERUNTERSTONETORCH
APTLYSTERSTINTSAYAHS
Sun 8/19/1951A FEW WORDS
CANTABHIROHITOPANAMA
PETIOLEENIWETOKABADAN
RIALTOSLITERATIREMARK
ALNAUTOTENDANGELMIL
GIGSDISMISSFRAUDFINE
UNLEDRAIACRAWLLUCES
EGERIAGELABLEALDUS
BAGMENFLEETSECEDED
POMRIOSSTIMSONMISERE
EVASIONPOSSEWIREDGIS
NEROSGRAFSNEEZESGATS
TROUTROSIESALADFAURE
ATOPPETSAMOSEMIILLER
GINWALLAPAGEDASTOLAT
OMENEDSNORKELALITENS
NEREIDSTREENGUSSIE
PRAAMISSUERSSNYDER
BREADMAPESMITEGRIME
REALSOTOLSTATINGASPS
EGGREACTTMANNILEATI
TALLOWHARRIMANGOBELIN
OLEATEETIOLATEMORALES
NESTEDDODDEREDAMORES
Sun 4/8/1951WORD ALMANAC
BOGOTAOSCARWEBER
BERNARRPEAPODERASED
ENDUREDSPRITELITTLE
LAESEEDTEATABLERUT
URALSNYDEREROSCAME
GELIDTERMKNEWMAYER
ASSORTRUBLEREFER
NOUSBEARSSALTIRE
ANSONIAROMEOWEEDED
EVEDELLADARDANELLES
POEMVIRGINIANSEVE
HUDIBRASTICFLIESREL
ACEDIAPELEESONLESS
SHRINKSLEANSNOON
REELSANGUSSADDLE
COROTENIDERLENORIA
ALENLEONSNAILSRIBS
GISDEPORTEDPANGBET
EVOKEDPOUREDPARABLE
DELINGSATIRESPILLER
RENTEDENSEESPIED
Fri 12/22/1950
SWELLFINEDUFF
EADIEORESWEAR
EDENSUKESOLGA
DIRKSENDEPRESS
TORTADES
SIMONESMATHERS
UTASTOPESAMOA
BATSSTEAMKANT
ILIADORDERIDE
CONVENESSOILED
ALEEATON
DOUGLASPASTORE
ANTERUSETOWEL
TEARELIAENEAS
ASHYDUCKDENSE
Sun 11/12/1950WHAT DO YOU KNOW?
GRAHAMSTEPPESROUTES
ROMULOARMOIREANNINA
ALBEITMAILMENCLANCY
BLAYEMPIRECASEYDOE
LETBLASTSITTERKERR
EROSEROSATIERFIRES
IRWINSLAVBOON
COSTAINMAILERTREMOR
UNWINDPARSIEMIGRATE
STANEBANTAMPICOUTU
TANGOUREYNEEDTAROT
ARSRARITANDAISRIME
RIOTACTSNOBELLINEAR
DONATEHIKERSSUBORNS
MOSSDELEMEMEL
SABERACLEALAIADDIS
EROSDURESSANNAMINN
ECUBEDEWLINDENALSO
DARROWAIDANCEDOLLAR
ENSILESLANDEREUGENE
DEEPLYEDITORSSTARED
Sun 7/10/1949OF PEOPLE AND PLACES
PEPPERMUSTARDGINGER
UNIATEINTEGERBURNOOSE
MCCLOYSTAMINAANAGRAMS
MIRNEWTONLABORITETOE
ENIDSEELTENMUTESENT
LACEDADDIODICESHEDS
PEALKOSSUTHSHO
ACTRESSCOLLINSBEOWULF
SHRIMPDONEESDEADENER
KIEVSLAMRETSADSRENO
STEEPELMOPETTIFOGNAG
TRICOLORSREASONING
TAOREPINNEDMUIRBEARD
ABASROEERRSTEDSAGHA
CODICILSMAUVESAGREER
TUSSAUDBOOKMANGRANDEE
KIMCORNETSLIME
AGAINPUREEAGLEESTOP
BONNRARATORROADSARA
JUGMATTHEWSPAWNEDVAU
EGOTIZESREALIZEWAKENS
CEREMONYNEGATESEMERGE
TRACERSTEWARTYAWNED
Sun 1/9/1949OF PEOPLE AND PLACES
CADOGANLANCEWARDEN
ALABAMAILOILOELAINE
CAPITALSTROLLLOWELL
HIPSTIMSONISTLETAS
ITEAITOPSOASTECO
NERVIANTIHINDFADEN
ADAKANSASSAAR
ABILENEAGNELSCARCE
ZOROASTEREDAMSEWELL
ALINEHSERNESRATES
RIDSLATESADDAMSRAM
OVATENULLAALAEAVE
LATENTSPEDALEXANDER
ERECTSHIEMSSINCERE
ARTSIGNACEMOA
ITALYTANHWILDAMBER
SATIHURSTSURPENE
ANTHABITFORERANPIN
AGADIRSOLANOEVEREST
CLIENTENAMELSEVILLE
SENATEERASESLEETED
Sun 8/29/1948WORDS THE WORLD OVER
PALAVERBANJOSILLUME
IVORIDEEGOISTMEDIATOR
RIVETEDNUMBLYACIERATE
ACEENCAGESOXBLOODHIN
TILESABULILTHALO
EDITSPURGEALIKERENEW
SEETHETIOUDONSAIL
REEVEOTTOMANSEDMUND
DECENTEREDARRESTOR
BREADNUTWRENCLAIRTIE
RENNETHEAPSMOVIESESS
ALGERBELLEMORALTOROS
NEATFARADYOUNGBOHEME
NAGARNIMTERNEPISODES
ASEPTICSSHATTERERS
NEREISMATERIALGRUNT
ELKSRAMSIBSSPIRAL
SMOLTOPERAENOCHSCENA
LIDSBARAWOESEMIR
IKIJOKELETBARBETSOMI
MANDORESRABATODOUGLAS
EDIFIERSRIALTOENROOTS
SOCCERSTREAMDEEPSEA
Sun 10/12/1947OF PEOPLE AND PLACES
LEAHYSPUDRADIOCHAMPS
IMBUEIONAELANDROMAIC
MONTGOMERYCAREWEDIRNE
IREGRIMEMIREYAPSSIP
TYRONASALITYPENTPHOT
WHINSIDAAURALIANE
SULUSPOLITICSSTAPLER
TAXESAUNTIRISHWIELDS
APOTHEGMAVIDOTIC
BORSWRANGLESSANTAYANA
ANIBEAORBSPERTLOCUM
RIOTERCOOSHERDCLUTCH
ETUISPANGBORULOYULE
TESTINESSCOLUMBIABAER
EASTWARDOSTEITIS
INDIGOSHARDBELTAGENT
LEANESTANTEHALLGROSS
LOUISRAIDRALEGALT
ULNABIRROLYMPIADSPAD
SATLOOMALASHORUSANY
ITEMEDOATENCANESCENCE
VIROSEUPENDUNITARDOR
ENSUEDRENTSETCHDEANS
Sun 8/3/1947OF PEOPLE AND PLACES
SOPRANOSETUPSTOMPED
TOREROSARENACOROLLA
ALODIUMBINETALLOYED
TIPANIMISTROLLOEGO
ITEMSCANDODDSBRIE
CEROSRECLINESCYSTS
RELOTLOPESDOR
SHOWERSEATSBRADEN
CUNNINGHAMSKOALVOD
SARISALARYNOBFATE
ERRSTAWSABETISIS
TRIMTEDSPALLSLICK
SEEHALESCOLLECTIVE
DROOPYTROLLSURGED
AWEDROOLASTIR
SLAKEDIESTOCKPESTS
TUGSSIDESAILSEYRE
APEGAVOTDONNELLRIA
LINKAGECRUSTTOURISM
INDITESAISLETOLUATE
NEATESTROTORSPURNED
Sun 2/2/1947NAMES IN THE NEWS
MALAYWRONGIVESJINNAH
ABASEAERIELISPORIOLE
VANKLEFFENSLATAVIDELA
IFEPLEAOTISOAREDTUT
STYSARSENICANTESLIDE
TENETSCOGNIZEDICER
SALEMDENTNANADALE
CRIPPSNEROLANELOGIER
AILROSSEPSOMRUTLEDGE
NAIVELYCLAPPCAROLERA
EASELALLASATANHOER
CANTSLEGISLATIONHALTS
OUTSFARESALARIDAHO
EDHTOBEYSTERNTANAGRA
DIABOLICSHORTDEWSIAN
SOLONSTATATETENAJERA
AGOGNOVADUFFROSES
ABASMISSPENTPARODI
LASTSLEESTISSUESNEWT
ACHOGLERCAMPLESSTHY
SHINDYPIKEBOATMANSHIP
KEENANENIDARNEEORATE
ARRESTDEMELEARNWANED
Sun 12/15/1946ON THE CURRENT SCENE
SCIENCECHIFLEYASSUMER
TANTARAHIRCINELANTANA
UNCAGESEVICTORBAYARDS
ANISWERVESHUBBARDGOP
RATEFAYSCIGAREMERY
TEETOTUMLEAHOMBRE
HAULABUTSCARNAGY
NOMISMPRECIPITATEISLE
EDICTBOYCEAMIDSTASIA
NESSKULAKDRAPESLIMS
NUTWASONNORMAREALM
IMAGINESRIPASFANCYING
KITESRAVENDAVISLAE
SLABSTUDORGOREDBASE
WEBBAMUSESSLOESBETAS
IDLEGAMEKEEPERSSEMELE
GOERORBSDUNNBOLA
ELGARRUINCELLULAR
PRADOEVERTTROTLADE
RODPAVLOVAFOOTAGEHOC
EXAMPLELENIENTKILGORE
SAPHEADERITREAENSURES
ASTORIASECONDSSKATERS
Sun 7/7/1946NAMES IN THE NEWS
WARRENMACZEDMCNUTT
IDEATEANAAVEURANIA
NEATERRAMESESDEBITS
ELTOASTTUNISIAFAT
SINCECHORETRUETONI
ANAHCHILERIENMARIE
PANAMATEAREDGRAMMAR
MANSELEVELOKA
CAMPIONEMMAANDERSON
AMIMEYERIMBUESALLA
ROXASDEGASPERIACIDS
ILEXVERSUSRAGESGEB
BERIBERISIAMHISTORY
LIEESTOPASKER
HEALERSVINSONOTIOSE
ULNARAMENINCANALEA
METEAKINASTIRSLANG
BARBRIDGESAESOPAL
ENISLESAXHORNCANUTE
ROCHEAELIWITTISSOT
TREADSAITEOSINFERS
Sun 4/14/1946GLOBAL GLEANINGS
LAPELAPACHESNOBEL
MADEROSERRAGEELEVES
EGERIASAMARIAGENAPP
RELICSUNPASSLADDER
CRAMCHAUCEROBIAERY
ELIAHANTASNAGGY
DODGSONSPICENEUSATZ
FELTINGTRAPEZETHIE
ARROYOANANASCENT
SCRIBNERSTRAITARTA
SERIDOLASSAMOANNES
AVONYVONNETEAMSTER
DRUGSANGELELPASO
DECCONGEALSSPLORED
ASHLANDAKALAELISORS
INTACTISRAELHOE
DRAMOLAFOPPERYLION
OILINGNILSHMSCAPPA
STATUEABISHAITAPPET
SEVERNDANIELSENSURE
SADLYASTARTELOESS
Sun 2/10/1946WITH HINTS FROM THE HEADLINES
BLACKSPLITHOMMAWAFTS
REVUEMAORIOLIOSIDEAL
EMEERAUTONOMISTSLORNA
DONBERLINRIVETERSMIN
ANSAATESPREESVIOLIST
MOSEYSHESSHENNA
BASEMENHEARTBARDPOCK
AMORALGORSYHULASWUHU
BIRCHDIANEBURSTFINER
UNREADABLELUNAEVINCED
LEYRIBSCONANTEGGERS
PHILOCABINRILLS
CHARONNELSONBETAROT
HEDONICLEESSEVERENESS
EMOTEOSLERPAGERMUNIA
KERRKULAKBIKESPETTER
ANNAONUSMENAMCANTERS
CRATEMELTSTRODE
DUCTILERONDOSOILDUPE
UNOMARIETTATHOMASHAT
TRIPEAGGLOMERATEWALSH
RIGORCOMERSULLAABATE
AGNESTRAYSSTEENBONER
Sun 10/21/1945GLOBAL GLEANINGS
ATHOSTOJOBABAWEST
GROOVEANOLELANACHES
ATOMICREYKJAVIKSHINTO
PALMERSSCHEMATICOPTIC
ADEPTEORLSMUGSAME
PPCOTARUNEILGEESCSA
LEAPSIENAZNAKSIMPLON
URNEDNAILSGRIMSIRENS
SACREDSOLESBRISTLE
AILERONGAVOTTEESSEN
HENLOPENREPEALERSSLOE
ERISECRESPIREVIAENS
RINGWITHSTANDSILLIEST
ANGUSPREPARESCALLOP
RELEASEERATOSENIOR
BEATTYPUCKSCORENIECE
AUTHORSSTEPTONIOASTI
UGHNIPSSNAGPEDROTOD
SEEDCATSTURFREICH
ONIONSINGULARSROTATOR
NISNASCAUCASIANLAVETA
ETAPEKINKSEREEVELIN
SUETSLAYEDDYSELLS
Sun 9/9/1945WORLD WIDE WORDS
ARABSOCHSSHAWLAND
CRADLEPLAINTIVEARIES
EDISONPATTERSONVINSON
LIDBEFOREVAPIDASEMIA
ITEMCASKTIMIDOLEIRK
AIREDALEAILDELLSETEE
LYNXTULLYDISHVIED
STALKSBESTEADPEERESS
CHLOESANTOKEGNEER
HEINRICHINDIANAPIERCE
ELDSTRAINUMLAUTSTEAL
MEADSAMAOCASTIRTELA
EMDENPAMELATHOMASLIT
REELEDSUMATRAPENELOPE
GWYNSINAMISSWIPER
ALASKANTINDERYTAPERS
GLADENIDNOISEHART
LABORCLEFROTGORDONIA
ABEATEROADSURALNORM
SALOMEBONCIAPARASVIM
SMILAXENDOCARPSTERESA
ANITAADORANTESATONES
GOESMANNNARYNAMAS
Sun 11/19/1944COMMUNIQUE
GERMANARMYLOSTBATTLE
EXHALEREASSURERADIEUS
NOODLEARGENTINAROGERS
EDDYDOBERAHSNAGSPEA
RUESYRIANPELISSEAERY
ASSETLADEDROBOTBLESS
POGOIVANELMNET
EMPERYUNIVERSEPOLARIS
PALEMBANGATISAIRDROME
ICESERBSOHODRAMAOPA
CANTDORIAETAACAMUSER
RIISWONDERSMITHEVER
ATTLEEKNELLUSUALAVID
DHUADZESEARNRYOTEAR
AUDITIONANNOGUERRILLA
TRESTLETRADUCESCURTSY
ALEMACSEANKAME
HORAEFACETSTEREADMIT
ERICEARLDOMTREPANONE
RIPRADIOWOTACIDCODA
MORSESABBEVILLEADONIS
ELAINENAILERIESMANEGE
SEPSISANTSREDSSKYROS
Sun 5/24/1942WITH HINTS FROM CURRENT EVENTS
LEWISHEDGESCRANSTAFF
ALICEORRISTIARACAIRO
VALETMOUNTBATTENARDON
ATESPASMHATESTATEND
LESTAGEMETEDBETHESDA
RACEMATESBESTIR
ADVENTFILESDADUNITED
WALEDPANTSMAYLINGHAU
AKASKOREABEHOOVESESS
RADMIREDBALONEYCARET
DRIVELEDBETIMESCALMLY
VALESPEGNETCOSMO
DOOLEYTRAGEDYMULTIPLE
ENSUECZARINACORDSYES
LITEMOILINGRATESSLAT
HOOGANGINGPOSEDPHASE
INKIERANGCUBESGREETS
SERENEWANESSLOE
TROMBONEVIVIDSHEPAWL
ROSUNADIGITPAINTPOE
ALTONCOUGHLINITEOPERA
SLINGTRAITVITALFORTH
HEATSSELLSELANDFISHY
Sun 3/1/1942WITH A FLAVOR OF NEWS
BETHELOSSAPROAKIMMEL
EXHUMECHANFRINSARRAGE
HERMITCANDLEMASPASTES
ODETHRUMOYESIMPSARS
ORASEIREVENASIABRIE
FATHEADEVERACTSAROAR
RENDERERPRISTINE
STEALLISTGAVERONDEAU
TANGERINEINTERVENEALL
ORTRUNESMEEAUASISSE
PARTINGTOPISTETBATAS
NARESCAMISOLESREGET
ETNASCASEEVESPELORIA
LUCYLOSTKNEWTAALNAN
ALERUTHENIANCOMPONENT
NASTIKALULUSAMPWORSE
AVERMENTAPPEASER
DRAKENESSALASNORMALS
RAVEMISSNUBSAGOARAN
AVELINEDOGESLANGITO
WINTERENUMERATEERASER
ENGINEMACARTHURSOLENT
REELEDSPEDAUNTTWISTS