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8 pre-Shortz crosswords by Charles Erlenkotter

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Charles Erlenkotter
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David Steinberg (5)Jim Horne (1)
Sun 2/15/1942HEADLINES AND FOOTNOTES
WAVELLABLEGRAMARABIC
AMELIAPEARROPEPERISH
SPIKESPERORATEDODESSA
HENUSERTESENTASSOTUR
EREIDOLSCUDLETTERED
SEDUCTIVESULUSWITNESS
SAUTESTREETSLET
GERUNDSFPASLEPTDROVE
AVERSERIATASTEAMYVON
TEMPOCENTIMESEPOYELI
ERIESHINTOISMDETOURED
TRAPASENSIRRHUMB
HOTSPURSREDENOTESBOCA
AVEEDGARRENEWEDFRAIL
GENFSENORSTRAWALERTA
INTERREBECIANSMOLDER
REAREVISALMISOL
CHORALEDUCALCONTRACTS
RESOLINGEELRANGEAET
ARTINSETREVENGERSVEE
BREEZERHEOMETERDANITE
BINDERMEANLIVEABATED
ENDERSSOREDEALMETERS
Sun 4/12/1942WITH HEADLINES FROM THE PACIFIC
JAPANPRESIDENTCASER
JOHOREAUSTRALIAANILIC
ELAPSEMETRONOMEREMEDY
SINEDOSEENNULLWIVES
SETSLIPREEDESAULEAT
ETAPELEETRODURBANUS
FEDERALSTAVANGER
HAGARDUMASSTANDEEFEE
ELATESSORTSENDEDBLUM
LILETHENATELIERHOURI
GELMAIDPROCESSSENTIS
ONAGERSMOORISHRESEEPS
LANATECOSSETSCURSLII
ATTLEMAESTROERGODIDO
NORABARRESNAREWEAKEN
DRYRESEATSSPRATDRESS
EIGHTEENSTOTALED
PARLOURDOPSREGANLAC
ELODMUSEWACODUBJARO
ROMEOSUNSDORASOAMID
THORNSMELBOURNERAMOSE
HALLEYAMIANTINEEVENED
SAYRECYPRESSESRESTS
Sun 8/2/1942WITH CLUES FROM THE DAY'S NEWS
SMARTGRAMAPLUFFSLAND
HALERREBELRUNLETAREA
AROSEAPOSTROPHIZENEWT
WINPANAMAELIOTVADOSE
LAGUARDIAPIANOPERI
SNEERSENTKURDISTAN
HAVANASUTTEEHOODRUE
ANOGENSTOADSOLARMILE
PILEDCRAWLFORAEVENED
PLUSNOAHSTEVENSELITE
YENAIRISHHEILPILOTED
TOLLEDABELEBANANA
TIERCESDRUMTARTERROM
AMEBASABRESMETZFIRE
SPRIERIRONQUOTEPLAAT
SUITELMERTURNDERANGE
ERNIDEOSTRANGELOSSES
LEGATIONSHESSVOICE
FERNURIAHHENDERSON
JOFFREEMENDTOSSESARE
ARIACOMMENSURATESANDS
VENITHIEVEMARATOCTET
AYERSOLDERAPERSREARS
Sun 9/27/1942WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS
SQUASHTHATNAZIREGIME
AUGITESEPARATESEVADED
TILTERELEVATORSLIMING
ANIPEARLEPIOUSELASE
NEERTIEDRIVEETATSAR
STRIGILFENDINGASSUMES
LACBALSTEALEON
BILLYBATHEYATESLINKS
ONUSMARTINSSEWEDSOUP
OFFDANDYCOTWIPERVIA
FITTINGSCARACASCUBEBS
DWARFSMASONRYHOMILY
HEATERHONESTYBARONESS
ELFREGANSIRFEMURTHE
RIFEDORISSURINAMITER
SCENTATTICMILNESTEVE
DORSODASVEEPOE
STREWERREPAPERMUMMERS
THUDPOOSIDONBARSLOP
ERSVOILETOTIONICADO
PETAINIRRAWADDYSLATER
PALIOSVIOLATIONTALENT
EDERLEANTSOGLESMARTY
Sun 12/13/1942WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS
CASPIANGASPEWICKARD
ANTILLESRZHEVMANPOWER
STAGCAPATOLEAIRLAVA
CALDORYBEVANCLOGKEY
OGIRTSRECEDESSARERS
ONSETMONSAREADOANE
ANGUISHEDCRUSADING
GIRLSOMEGASITARNONCE
AZALEASORPHANSAVENGER
REDARTEDATONECLARISSA
IDOLSROOST
BREMENDISPORTEDINCASE
LEXINGTONAVARESCOURED
APOSTLESGRAPHSWARMING
SANDIESMEALIERENMASSE
TREETTEENSDRIEDACTOR
STRAITENRECLEARS
ALEESARGTSARALAR
ACTSECSERPENTSTYCCC
POISTAALORNEAWECHAR
AROUSERSOZONETORTOISE
CENSURESANSERAREOLATE
EASIESTDYERSDREENED
Sun 3/14/1943WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS
GABESCLARKPETAINBLUM
ELEGYRUMORELISTAYORA
BOSOMISOLATIONISTRIGI
ENEBISTREUPPERTANNED
RETROVERTFLIESSIDE
ELISEBRANOVERSTEP
MASHIESTRINGSMESARUE
IMPASSERAGETRENTMIGS
APISMLAUGHDIONCAPET
MATHNAVETEAROSEATONE
ICETOTERSLURKREVILER
FIRMERPLEBEERNANI
GAUDIERWEANDERAILTAB
INLETSPHERALLINDMAMA
RANAEAIDAILIADHONOR
AGESOVINEUNITSTEWING
UNSDUELDANGLESENRAGE
DISPUTESSCOTTRADE
LASSISSUSPRESERVES
BASALTACKERSIEGEROLE
IRANRICKENBACKERSLIME
LAVEINTENTPIETEOILER
ELODPASSESHORSTNEARS
Sun 5/16/1943WITH CLUES FROM THE NEWS
HAROLDBRICKERSHASTA
OLIVERRELIEVECANTON
OCTAVESUNLINEDHARDING
VOLIDEATESROBERTMIL
EVILGAMUTPEGLERASTI
RENEELISDEGREESPHOEN
GEMMEDREAGENTGLEN
MEADHARRIETFLEA
SAMOANSAMISENBROADWAY
AVASTMIRADORBLISSACE
LILTHAMPDENELAPSEPEA
LATBESMEARCLASPEDITS
ITEINTERNSLITTEDETAT
EOSAPERSMOISTERSPITE
DRESSERSTINNIERPOISED
HICSSENATORCOLT
MANKSTANTONLANDON
SPONGVERMIANSARDMOSS
HARDARISESDANTEETTA
ITOTALBOTDUNDERSHAL
RECEIVELEOPOLDREPRINT
ANCONAERRANCYROUNCE
STONESTSETSESSTAGED
Sun 7/18/1943WITH HINTS FROM THE HEADLINES
ALCANCOHANGLASSMALTA
LARGOAGORARANCHAVERS
AVOIDLIMESENTERDAVIS
MATSDIVESTEDENICRETE
ETASUBERIONSENORLER
DILEMMASBERLESEDATEST
ACADIANHERBERTROBERTS
ITSPARSAMOANAP
BOOTHPAINEFINNSTEACH
ACREBARRETTNATALELLA
READJUSTSHEGELROASTER
NATARTSYEARSADAMEAN
ANODYNEPALMASWINBURNE
TIRESUDANSITKANSBEST
OASTSRANKELOIRECADET
AHSYIELDTEEERN
ASPIRESCELEBESDRAGOON
CELLARERSELIMPROVINCE
OREBOREDSENSLIDETAT
NEATWAGRAMGREAVESART
INDIAPEACELINNEAPRIL
TEETHINKERESTERMAINE
ERROLSTEREYEATSAROAR