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John Farmer
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with Will Shortz comments

See the answer words debuted by John Farmer.


33 puzzles by John Farmer

POW Thu 1/29/2015
ESASHAIGMACAW
SACKLUNCHALOHA
CUTOUTTHEROMAN
ADORNSRAIN
PINTAPEKINGMAN
ESETEATIMEALA
HITMANGTOS
THEICECOMETH
HELPMANANA
ERAALABAMAASS
MANFRIDAYRANCH
AGUAMODELA
MANDYMIDDLEMAN
EXCELEMAILLIST
GEODESARIEASY
Thu 10/16/2014
CALAISNUDETRE
ALUMNAEPICURES
MENTALWHOOPIES
SCARLETTERAPSE
ALMALSDLEX
LICKWMDEVE
ADOCANEFRAPPE
PERCYBYSSHELLEY
DANUBESTAGAPE
UTENYEBYES
ZACRBIESAU
AWOLLANDONOVAN
PAPALACELOYOLA
PRIMERIBADULTS
ADADENSREPEAT
John's manuscript had the overlapping three-letter parts indicated by circles. I thought that made the puzzle too easy. Anyway, I'm always in need of fresh Thursday-ish gimmicks, so the circles are gone, and — voilĂ  — a Thursday!
Sat 10/12/2013
NASTYGRAMNAPES
INTHEREARORRIN
PARASAILSBOONE
SLOWSDIGOATEE
STPYSIDRO
SROUSUALLYTED
CAMERASHYSTYLI
ADAPTTOFSHAPED
RAHALPROPONENT
FRAEYEEXAMSAO
BADENDMET
STEPINZIAESAU
MIATAPOOLHALLS
ULCERENTOURAGE
GEHRYDEATHSTAR
Lots of great entries in this grid. Besides the wonderful NASTYGRAM at 1A, I especially like CAMERA SHY, EYE EXAM, BAD END, POOL HALLS, DEATH STAR, AALIYAH, NOBODYS HOME, SLY FOX, and OMAHA BEACH. I could do without SDI, which is over 25 years old and something you don't hear much about anymore. In fact, I'd like to see this entry banned. In this particular puzzle, though, it helps set up too much other good stuff, so I made an exception. BTW, John Farmer writes great clues. Nearly all of today's are his.
Sun 9/1/2013PERSONS OF NOTE
DENZEL1JOGGEDLOUF
ORIOLESSAMURAIBLANC
ONLEAVEPLANETSLATTE
DSLSICHORNECHIMEIN
TASTEDEPELIASASET
HISTORYRETORTS
MACANEYALEMHO
VARIANTJABTAMAEAR
HITITFATIMOFFSTADIA
ARCYOGABAZAARFLIRT
NTHSEEKSACEDTACO
DUBAIREEFEREVANBUR
ROOMERAWAREVELOCITY
USXDOWNQEDARETHAO
BOTSOYACLELAS
PHENOMSHOUSTON
GASLITFEEAREANTED
OCTAGONSWANNEGGKOA
DEATHAALARGEMOANING
ELMO5TSARISTARGONNE
LAPSLINDATGEORGE2
Wed 2/20/2013
BOSNIACABAVEO
ASPECTUNURAGU
CHECKMARKSANOS
HAWKBLACKLIST
TEALHOST
FBIAGENTHEYHO
TALESEARCAFAR
ORUYEARENDAZT
AGEDSLCOUTIES
DOJOSPOSTCARD
AGUAPEEN
FACEVALUEKOBE
INKAMATCHMAKER
NYERCPAAIRING
KATSOSHMADEDO
Tue 1/1/2013
ABODEFLINTFOX
RUBESRADARATE
EXAMSABOLITION
TOMEAPRDCAREA
EMANCIPATION
TAKETOTSARS
CUBISMSIMMOO
ABRAHAMLINCOLN
SEANASNEARLY
ARTOOROBINS
PROCLAMATION
CAMEBYANELOVE
OFSLAVERYZOWIE
BRRCELIASTAND
BOPHYMANASSES
Thu 10/13/2011
RACEDFATHOMGDP
APACEONAUTOLEA
DOTHEBRIGHTTHING
ISAOIBMIONIA
OTCBEASTOFEDEN
ALOFTSLURPDADS
DEMONSLEEK
BOUTOFAFRICA
TOILADLIBS
CITYOLAFIDERMA
HOWARDSBENDPOT
ADANOSCIDLVI
SINGININTHEBRAIN
ENGDECREERANEE
REYSWEARSATEST
Tue 5/17/2011
MINETAAHEMIQS
ALAMOSROVEDUE
JIMMYKIMMELCIN
KEYSFAASCANS
MEDSOINGOARCO
AYREDDIEVEDDER
GOOADOSASE
SUPERBTSTRAP
FLAKSIEIVE
ANNIELENNOXPIN
VAILLIEONJOAD
APNEASAWZEST
TAJBETTYHUTTON
ALABREEELLERY
RMSYARNFUISSE
Fri 9/3/2010
IDIDWHATSPIGOT
SAMEHEREOOLALA
ONALEASHBLINDS
BEGETTERSKAGGS
ALINASWOE
RANTSINKERBALL
SWEARTOIDCARDS
GEOAMT
SOSUEMEUMPIRES
EXOPLANETSKANT
MIDONOITO
IDAHOSOPTIONED
NICOLERIESLING
AZARIAMANOLETE
LENNONENSNARES
Sat 8/14/2010
FISTBUMPSPREAD
ATTHEZOOTUILLE
RAREBIRDASSIGN
OLAESPIALSNON
ITTHUNKYDORY
DATAREMYCORES
ENORMOUSJAR
SONATASPUTITTO
NEDSADSTORY
ABCTVWORDOKIE
ZEROEDOUTSYM
TSERUNRIOTOMS
ETCHESSCRAMJET
COHOSTOLDSCORE
SWEETSPESKIEST
Fri 7/23/2010
GRIERPLANB
BRODIEOOLALA
DIAMONDJIMBRADY
RENELONACRE
ORDSWEETENKIA
SCITAGSALESAT
SENSORSTEUTONS
QUIZCRUX
SOUPCONSTOPSBY
PSIANISTONCEE
IMSLEAPERSANN
ROISGAPSNIT
ONTHERAZORSEDGE
DOOVERNORMAN
REATAETAIL
Thu 7/8/2010
ADIDASRCAS
NUMERALSJUAREZ
IMPERIALUNBENT
SPUMANTEGELATI
EREIREFSECOL
REDGRAVECOVE
NOVELSADES
BONSAILEHRER
LIDOMARACA
EGOSTESTINGS
SAMEDANLRENU
SPERRYFEELWARM
OPTIONREVIEWER
FLENSEOPENLATE
ERGSNESTED
Thu 6/24/2010
DIAGNNCOFAMED
ETHIOPIANTHANE
MAILSACKSDANTE
MLKETHEPROBLEM
EYESTOSEEDYRS
COILCIGS
ITMAKESNMETHOD
CHORDOOFSPYRO
BODEANSAREPEL
MRSULUENSETOME
PANGNEVE
SHASTEVIERANT
TAKEASTEEPNMBA
AGINGSEMIOTICS
MATINTRANSACTS
PRADAOSEEDIVE
Thu 3/11/2010
SCABBARKMELDS
MAMEATANACURA
ENYAHOCUSPOCUS
LOTTOZETASRMS
LEASHREBLESE
SSNCEYUNITED
TAMMIEABIT
ABRACADABRA
OLIOANGLIA
KNOLLSEISOTT
OPELABCCANEA
MAVALOHAOWENS
OPENSESAMEAOUT
DEREKOLININRE
ORALSXKESTEED
Tue 11/17/2009
ADENPETDUBS
OCULIELIENLAI
DURANPODBLING
ORATORSENTENTE
RANIGITMOAGAR
OJSWAVES
BOONEWIREPHOTO
USATWINKLENEW
CUFFLINKSERODE
RIGELASO
ESSOALERTSKUA
SPUMONIIMEANNO
SUGARSONKNOCK
ARAGETAGENCLS
TREOSRODEKE
Mon 6/1/2009
STEVEJACKIBM
ERRORSALEENEA
CONANOBRIENJAY
TDSINAGESLENO
LESSONAESIR
MIMIINTIMATES
ATPEACEONE
JOHNNYCARSON
TAMDENEUVE
ABOMINATESNAG
SOLOSGIBEAT
HOSTREDUCEPRO
THETONIGHTSHOW
OONANTEONTIME
NOSPAARALLEN
Fri 5/8/2009
BOOTCAMPS
CAPTAINAHAB
QUIETONTHESET
PUTTCHEWAHS
RAYKOSHERSUET
ENOAPTERJAFFA
STURIASMAXOUT
CURRANTFABERGE
IMLATEGLIBTIT
ELOPEBLAZESTR
NESTCOAXEDCIE
TASBRRRDAVE
PERIODICTABLE
SPACENEEDLE
ISINGLASS
Fri 4/3/2009
OBSTACLEBLEST
ONPATROLSAILTO
FAUXHAWKARTIER
SINEVECHAWAR
BEARTHEBLAME
SMELTOILBELT
DOORSELAATLAS
RUNTSYENSTABS
UPTOPEDGEUCLA
DELILLONICHE
JUSTTHISONCE
OJSTADFOEPSI
SOONASCABARETS
EUREKAILLGETIT
FRITESLEEPERS
Wed 12/17/2008
AWASHLEDEELED
MESMERIZEXRAYS
MACADAMIAPIXEL
EVERYSOOFTEN
TINTTINFLU
ENDGOODOLDDAYS
RGSOMNIJANE
BOYSCOUTS
CARBEBAYESC
DOESWONDERSMAO
SLYAWLMANN
FINEANDDANDY
RAJIVALANADALE
AZURESODAWATER
NOTESTEASTERS
Fri 7/25/2008
TRANCEJAMPACKS
RIDEONUPACREEK
ICIESTMORTALLY
MENDERPLYLESE
WATTLEILLSBOS
AREOLENOOSE
IORSOJOURNERS
SNIPENANSTLEO
TIMEPIECESBUB
DIDOKUPROSE
MOECONFGLOWER
ICANLOLGIBRAN
CAROLINAENROBE
ALLSIZESSTOOLS
HASHEESHTHYMES
Thu 5/29/2008
ONEABARBQHAIG
LAMBACURAARNO
ERIESTRETCHESA
STRAPSTAIACH
THATIAGORAMAI
RETARSENIOHALL
AXENEWTOPEL
MOVEATOWN
LILOPOKECPU
ONEMANBANDSARP
OVAPEETETIRES
KITEXTASSISI
ATHESTREETABED
ORELTANTOAONE
NORMOYVEYCUTA
Sun 4/20/2008SPACED OUT
RESYAZLASTSPCAASP
OCTUREUSUALALANMPH
THEAMERICANCENTURYORO
SHOLOMORRAMINOANIT
RKELLYEVERYTHINGMUSTGO
SODAIDSEARESSAI
ZENFRUSTAAFLOW
THECATCHERINTHERYEALSO
EUROPEELOHENMANVAIL
AGOGAXIOMSBOASTODED
ROSSINISMOKEANDMIRRORS
DORMLIVAIRE
JUMPINTOTHEFIRENECKTIE
EROOEATITFLUTIEEAST
TITSOXIDESERRPORTIA
ECHTFIVESTARRESTAURANT
SHEDSESTATERPI
ROASTRANSPYHEEL
VANCOUVERCANUCKSPAIRUP
IBISMINEOYAYLYRICS
JAGINDEPENDENTCOUNSEL
ASHGEOMNAOMIHUTCPI
YETORLYBMOCSROHAD
Wed 1/9/2008
CARDALAISPLAT
HOOIMEANOMEGA
ARMSIGHTUNSEEN
STINGSANT
MAJORINCLAMBAR
SENSATETVGUIDE
CATSILIE
WHOLEWHEATBREAD
IOLACLUE
THEHUTUINTOTAL
TOORDERFERRARI
DRATORRIN
SHINEALIGHTRAN
AMOURIRISHENE
POUTSCELTSDAY
Fri 12/28/2007
MIAMIEELED
JENNIFERLOPEZ
LANDOCALRISSIAN
ENTSATIATEFDA
TGIFSAONESION
ALOAFLTDOPERA
TENDRILSAMOSAS
DONLEK
ASSIGNSPEGASUS
LUTESAVIANISE
ASETPIANOEDEN
RIARELLENOETO
MEMBERSOFTHEBAR
QUICKBROWNFOX
POTSYROOTY
Thu 12/13/2007
SPAMSJAGSARKS
PETALACRECIAO
ERICALAIDETTA
CITYSTATEANDZIP
SHIPSKYYES
UPIREDEALT
SUBPOENAOESTE
EMAILDOMAINNAME
DAREDMINSTREL
SPIDERSANY
ABAAGEBUNT
GODBLESSAMERICA
AXLETALLRIVAL
ZEALIDOLTBIRD
EDITTEESSEEYA
Fri 9/14/2007
GOFORADIPSOPOR
ABORIGINECLARO
VERKLEMPTASSAY
ARTIEMRTLOTTA
GOWNQEIIENROL
ENOTURNERARI
AHATSUNAMIS
AMBIENTTSELIOT
QUIXOTICHAL
USAAMULETRAJ
ASSADERASMETO
TETRALAOGATOS
IDIOTACTSALONE
CURSEGAZASTRIP
SPEEDSOULPATCH
Wed 4/25/2007
EDWARDQTRHASP
QUAKERWYOITAL
ULTIMATEPURPOSE
ALTOWIRETAPPED
LYSCENTEGO
FORYAMSKIP
AUDENKHANISR
USINGONESNOODLE
LSDONBYVJDAY
DROPTABSAS
AVAOLESHBO
EXACERBATEHEAP
ZONINGORDINANCE
RUINENDNIMROD
ATNOTDSGAMINS
Sat 3/17/2007
RAILBIRDALBUMS
EDGARLEEMAUPIN
CANTEENSOKSANA
USOANTIQUESHOP
STROKESUNREELS
ARENASBITDATA
LADYLMONTEDAT
XEROXCOPY
SYLGELEESERFS
TEAMMIRBOLERO
ASPIRINSUMPTER
GOLDENAGERSSEC
GRACEDLEGALIZE
ENCASEONELINER
ROEPERMORTUARY
Thu 11/2/2006
TRIGPESTOFOPS
BETAANTEDABOO
OVERITALIANJOB
NUMBEROFLETTERS
EPSONMFAOAT
NEBFEZDOG
INFLUXBIGWALL
MULTIPLYBYTHREE
IBIDEEEPAYTON
TSPALTOTS
ACSSSNKABOB
EACHANSWERSCLUE
SHOEPOLISHMATH
ASIFMINEOEZRA
IONSSPECSSEER
Wed 10/18/2006
ACDCMESASJAVA
WAILEXALTOXEN
ESAUTEMPOWENT
ALBERTWILLIE
LEECHED
CLARERHOOVUM
WOMENSABOANIN
THEMANFROMUNCLE
SABULOLBRYANT
NASAREDGAPES
LADYEVE
MILTIEFESTER
UTAHSABINADAM
SEMIONENDPICA
TMENPINESSTEW
Fri 3/17/2006
ETRADELASAGNA
SHORESPARAKEET
TRUMPEDUPCHARGE
HITATEDSELBAS
EVENHANDEDWITT
TERIMILDPOLES
EDSPOSEGUESS
BLUEJEANS
PRIERUMPSBEL
PRADAEMMERENE
ROPEPIPEDREAMS
ASHBIDETESTAS
WHATEVERTHECOST
NOERRORSUSAUSA
SPLINTSRENTER
Thu 3/9/2006
SQUARINSIDE
SUNSETCANNING
BETIDESEPISODE
UNIAXISSPURON
LCECNGADSLAW
HDLTHREEAMID
EMSALSORANS
ACEALAIQSSGT
DRYSDALEUHF
MEETEMERAREC
SPECSLOWASHI
SCARABSOREPEN
RETIRESFARMING
INCLOSEFACEIT
THEBOXUQSNO
Wed 1/25/2006
ERIKISSUEJAMB
LOCILLAMAOBIE
KTELLEMATWEND
SCROOGEMILTIE
BOTCHED
OTRASHAIVANA
SCHEMEALAARON
THEMANFROMUNCLE
URDUDELANYHOW
BEASTLEGPAYS
HOLYOKE
FESTERWIGGILY
OMOOBABELOREO
XMASIDESTBONY
YAKSTENTSINTO