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Puzzles for January, 2006
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Sun 1/1/2006AD REPS
LAPSESAMBLEDRAMPAGE
ICEAXESERIESIMMOVED
REPROACHMOTELPEDXING
ASSADLEONRONLIE
HUMANITARIANREPAID
ERASOPRESORTARA
RIFFOPSSWEETIMSET
GOTTAREPEATANDRUNONE
STEMSDUMBNAXOSFUSE
RECTRAINLETINON
REPAIRINGDIRTYLAUNDRY
ACADIANLOWESPAS
CARECASCABORAALGER
ESTREPLACETABLECLOTH
RHYMETIREDAFTYORE
IBMDETESTAUKDEA
REPLAYSITONTHELINE
ATEFUNPELFIVANI
THEMOONREPELSALVADOR
SATUPONBERTIESEDATE
ONEMPTYSWEEPSUSERID
Mon 1/2/2006
ALECSPEEDBAAL
MIDIPRUDEARNO
PEERHORASNATO
UNCLETOMSCABIN
LIREEON
IREMEMBERMAMA
SNARELITEORE
ISISSPINSPURE
PUNSTANFERAL
MYCOUSINVINNY
LONOILS
ALLINTHEFAMILY
PAINCALEBOYEZ
STAGARIELNOTA
OHMYREESESNIP
Tue 1/3/2006
LORDJEANSCHMO
OPUSABLECHURN
WHITESALEROSIE
MENROYSLEPT
ALISONCOLESLAW
SINUSCONANEYE
SAGSPANMESSES
HEADSTART
LARIATIRSOAKS
ABETANGYAMPLE
BUCKSKINTIPPER
ANAISKIMREP
ALLOWSANDSTONE
DELTAALOEOVEN
SISSYNIBSTEXT
Wed 1/4/2006
HELIXATONLOOT
ORATEREINIOTA
SARASOTALEIPZIG
ETALMISCTRESS
ISISONCE
CALCUTTALEHAVRE
ELYSEROMDIED
LEIDOGTROTSIG
ERNSPOIUPONE
BOGOTALENINGRAD
TOLDOMAR
SIGHTSALAANTI
TALEOFTWOCITIES
AGARTARSDECAL
BODEDRYSADELE
Thu 1/5/2006
OSCARFLITSRIMS
ROLLOAUDRAUNIT
ALIASSTOATMICR
CONSISTENCYISTHE
LEGEPSTYRASAE
EDYSUTAGREET
MARACASRILLS
LASTREFUGEOF
SNARKTRIPLET
POUTSTEESTDS
ISRIRAQRALRET
THEUNIMAGINATIVE
TIASMINEOLABOR
ERTEENDERAMAIN
RTESSOAKSWILDE
Fri 1/6/2006
GONZOJOURNALISM
THAIRESTAURANTS
BETTERGETMOVING
RDSSROABMSSR
ATYOUSAW
FOSTERDADSHEDS
ACTIIIROIOBEY
THESACKOBOISTS
WEEKEOSUNSEAT
ARLESPAWPRINTS
TEACARET
TDSELLSOCNRA
HOTENOUGHFORYOU
ITALIANAMERICAN
SECONDAMENDMENT
Sat 1/7/2006
OCTANTSSTEREOS
PLATOONSERGEANT
PORTRAITPAINTER
OOZEDVATSTYLI
STANBEGINSOAP
EINTELECOMUNE
RETOOLEDMITRED
HHOURSINGH
BOEINGAUNTIEEM
ORASALINESARI
TIPISARRESRAS
ANERARIOMATSU
NOMOREILOVEYOUS
ICANTSAYFORSURE
CONSISTSWEATED
Sun 1/8/2006AMATEUR POKER PARTY
SECTADOLPHTILLCARB
ELLASONORAISAYALOU
RAISETHEPOTENTRENOUS
BLOTTOFEEDTHEKITTY
ERUPTSSRISEN
USCENSILEONCEDEBTS
NIADIVASSWAMISUET
MELDSSOLTIIRONSCPU
AGLOWORNATESHAKEN
NETGAINMATCHTHEANTES
HENNASGRESIRRAH
BREAKTHEHOUSESTOKEUP
REBREWRONDOSNIOBE
IVEROWELEVADEANDOR
NUTSSANYOELATEDAM
GESTEDATAREMAILSTS
EDSOHONELLIE
DRAWTHEFLUSHENTERS
MESAVERDECUTTHECARDS
VEERENIDAMAZONIMAN
SLATPOCOREBUTSLASS
Mon 1/9/2006
SHIPSKIMPEEPS
PANEHEMIEXTRA
ASTRONAUTOATES
RAHMONSTERMASH
STEREOSLIP
WALKTOBALSAM
JAIMEESTOETRE
URNTVSHOWSACE
NIGHISEEAUGHT
EASIERASPIRE
BIGDEDICTS
POTATOCHIPSOOH
ILICHCORPORATE
NICHEAHMEICED
TOSIRBOAROHMS
Tue 1/10/2006
ABCSBALSAOPTS
DAAEICEINBRIT
DIVACHANDELIER
STEWSESESAMOA
ANDREWSTAND
SETTLEREED
ASHEAISLESOSS
USERLLOYDONTO
LOPPELLETUNIT
HEARALTARS
ADAIRWEBBER
GONGSIVENAGAT
OFTHEOPERACATS
ROOTHENRIERIK
ARMYOSTARDYES
Wed 1/11/2006
APPALSEWNAKA
PREGOCREELAM
EIGHTEENTWELVE
KLMASINNUNN
RIMYONEHUNDRED
OKEEFFEERASER
CESARGIGI
THIRTYSEVEN
DARNEWERS
BESAMESUREBET
FIFTYSEVENSULU
AGFAELSELAB
TWOTHOUSANDSIX
AIROASTAGAZE
HGTEKESPETER
Thu 1/12/2006
ROMSTITMATT
VINYIANEALOHA
ATANSPIETIGLIG
NIJASGNATEKE
ETAHOWERARAL
SIGIITHERAIAGO
FETALSTAN
BALESMACSEEIG
YSERIARUT
HITITHEBEGINIG
EATSRAICAABE
AMIIAGORAMON
RIGADIGDIGNEXT
TOGAELENITIES
ROARESSOETS

The 22 rebus squares in this puzzle is the third highest count in the database. The other two are both Sundays.

Fri 1/13/2006
DATEAMBIAHEMS
EVOCATIONMOVIE
FELLFORITAREST
INDIANELEPHANTS
EGYPTRASTER
SEASBLASSIDAS
ELLIOTTGOULD
ASABAGLADYPSI
CALLSTHETUNE
ELOIATREENASH
TENONSATTHE
FIVESTARGENERAL
ANEARBULLSNAKE
TERRIEMULATION
ASABCRPMSENSE
Sat 1/14/2006
MMMMGOODOFFED
AAAMEMBERPRONE
TELLSALIETERRA
TWATHATSTOOBAD
HERRADIOSNAGS
ASIANIEREDEE
UTAHANSTTERESA
ATORSSNS
EXPLODESENVIED
XERICETAPPLE
PROBCHERISAAB
LOTUSEATERSNIE
OXEYELOVESCENE
REGISLIONTAMER
EDENSTRESPASS
Sun 1/15/2006E-TAIL
ALLATHEMICDAPPLE
MEANERPACINOPAPERER
INTONEIRONONIMPROVE
DIVINGBELLETAKESSAC
NINIOTAPOREPENT
FIATSWINEFLUESPLATS
CTNATEESEARSCAEN
CESARESATANARCADES
CIRCBORNEFREECAT
APRILOARELATEDORR
LAUDSUMACROSINANTA
PENSTRADAITSFISHY
HANCASTELOTSTALL
ANIMATECARETRASCAL
NAPEWRITERASPHCL
ANGLESEITHEROREREED
SOLEBPOEETONAST
SRAPRATTWESTWARDHOE
EMPERORAVIATELINING
TASTERSCALVEDSTEREO
SLEAZYTYLERTRESS
Mon 1/16/2006
PESTBUNKABBOT
ELIEAREASORTS
NATTURNERTRICK
SPURNSAMORE
ISAACNETPROFIT
VETILENESWERE
ESEVEALBERET
NITPICKER
SEOULSHINVAR
ALAIATTIREENE
NOTSOFASTARRID
BANTUATEASE
EARNSNUTNHONEY
SPACETROTIDEE
TENETSINELADS
Tue 1/17/2006
SEMISBEAUCLEF
CAPRAROWSLINE
ITSANYONESGUESS
TOWRUBOUT
WHOCANSAYACNE
REPOELVIRA
ICEBAGLEADROLE
SHRBEATSMECON
TEARINTOADDEND
AGEOLDIAGO
FICAIDONTKNOW
SANKINUNO
CLUELESSREPLIES
ASSTMAILAISLE
BEESOPRYZZTOP
Wed 1/18/2006
ONCEADDSACTED
LEAPVAINCEASE
DELIELSECLIPS
DISGRACEKELLY
OASISIDO
CANDLEKNESSET
EMAILOPIEOLE
DISCOUNTDRACULA
ANALEADLOSER
RELENTSCOMERS
SIRSCRUM
DISPATCHADAMS
FADESIRONNOAH
ARENAEASEDOTE
RESETSPEDSTEM
Thu 1/19/2006
ICBMSMELLIRMA
DORAPIXIEFOES
SPUNASPENISAY
STARTOUTSMALL
ATHOMEEASYA
SHAMEFARLEY
NOWANDAGAINAPE
ELANEXAMSSTEP
REYRAMPUPSALES
MELEESALERO
IMBADAGEISM
RAISINGAGLASS
WINKORBITTURN
INGESIEVEARAB
NEEDENTERXENA
Fri 1/20/2006
SHOPPEASTRINGS
CURLUPSPOONOUT
ARCANATEATABLE
BLANCDRATMILL
OHLOOKFOSSE
TEDEARVON
ALANDTIPPERGORE
CAMETOTHERESCUE
ONEWAYORANOTHER
SPAHORSDS
ELISEBRENDA
LENTPEONAPLUS
LIMAPERURISETO
ICANTSEEINEVER
SANDLOTSASSIST
Sat 1/21/2006
ETTUSEAMOSS
DIRTSCASTANET
INUITMONTAIGNE
TESLAAFTERNOON
HASITINFORMIRO
RESURGESHANES
RETILEZINGS
ONESHOT
TERRALARSEN
DALEYTERRINES
EREVJOEMONTANA
TAKELEAVEGATOS
ENTRUSTEDLINOS
STRESSESELIZA
TOASTEESKED
Sun 1/22/2006THE SOUND OF MUSIC
WAIFSETTOCRABLENT
ALTIAFOULSHULACLAY
IDENTIFIEDITASAGSHARP
TORNADOSTRIPESLANCE
THROOAFROI
WROTEITDOWNFROMMEMORY
EUROSDANINONTAO
ESTDFISTSANERSATYR
USEOFTWOHANDSANDANOSE
NEGIRONYODELENT
STANDONLECIDHASIDIM
AGOMASONRAREONO
WHILEPLAYINGBILLIARDS
HADATADOREABLYREOS
OILUSAFSLOSAMOA
AREQUIEMFORHISPETBIRD
UTEMAIELAL
CLEANMOANINGAREARUG
BYTHEROLLINGOFTWODICE
EROOEDGESLOTTAZEST
RANGPEASESSEXENDS

The mystery person is WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART.

Mon 1/23/2006
OLIVECORARANK
NADIAAVERALEE
TWENTYSEVENDOWN
ONADOINONETO
SIGNSANE
TOPRIGHTCORNER
DAVITEYESEAU
ELANSAXESLEVI
AILSHUEWIDEN
LASTWORDACROSS
RITAGAIN
SLAINEASTALI
CENTEROFTHEGRID
UNDOARTEREGAL
MOANMESSSTORY
Tue 1/24/2006
MUZAKLOEWAWOL
CHILIANTIMENU
JUNGLOVERSSALT
ORGANSTEENRYE
BAYLEIAPRS
FROMMSCRATCH
DIJONDEERTHOU
OCANADADESTINE
FENDESAUHANES
FREUDCHICKEN
FEELREAAHA
AMOGAOLHYENAS
JUNKSKINNERDIP
AIDESANESMOTE
XRAYEYEDMARIN
Wed 1/25/2006
ERIKISSUEJAMB
LOCILLAMAOBIE
KTELLEMATWEND
SCROOGEMILTIE
BOTCHED
OTRASHAIVANA
SCHEMEALAARON
THEMANFROMUNCLE
URDUDELANYHOW
BEASTLEGPAYS
HOLYOKE
FESTERWIGGILY
OMOOBABELOREO
XMASIDESTBONY
YAKSTENTSINTO
Thu 1/26/2006
ISAYCHASMSCUM
MACEEMCEETUNA
BREAKROUNDPETE
ATTHATHISBUS
CRESTBLOCKRANT
KENPIEREELER
KNELTITLLDO
QUICKLANCES
SPURNSINTHE
ERASEEVILPBJ
ROCKARDENAZURE
ASKMAWOVERIT
PHEWDARKLASSES
HORAIRKEDTURK
SPYSODORSYESI
Fri 1/27/2006
PAUSEDITSATRAP
ERNANIBOWLGAME
DELTASONELITER
ANARCHSKATANS
LOCATORARISTAE
STEPONITMIAMI
RECONNECTED
ICESSERIOSSNS
MAGICTRICKS
PROMOSHIELDED
OPTIMALEDMEESE
SHREDITDIGITS
TOILSOMEINASEC
ONPATROLNATTER
RESPONSEGLOSSY
Sat 1/28/2006
LAMBOWLETILLS
ASEARHODENOOK
DIALGEOMETRYII
LANDMARKSROAST
ENTWINESPEAL
ISSUERADISH
SPANSNEMOSSHE
WETSUITEDUCTOR
ANAGROSZROSES
GAGMANAZTEC
LANATARRAGON
AWARDKINESCOPE
SANTAMARIAOTIS
AGCYTRENTLUNT
PEERMOSEYAPES
Sun 1/29/2006SOUNDS OF NEW ENGLAND
FONTSSUPSDRABTOSS
INOILTHATOENODARNS
CINCOYOGACLASSOXBOW
HOCKTHEHERALDANGELS
ENESCOSTRIDEUSA
ALKAOASPLOWMEN
AFRAIDOFTHEDOCKERO
DCLDOFFDISHHANS
ACAINRIBRUSHAUDIT
LEWISANDCLOCKECHOER
SANVIPAECALEWPA
HITMENMAKESPOCKSFLY
OLMOSPOLYPRACEDOL
TAOSCOMOMESOICE
AMCGREATWHITESHOCK
TAKEAIMHESSTEM
LUCCOACTSWISETO
BOCKSUPTHEWRONGTREE
GRAPHAIRSTREAMOATES
PAREEBNAIEDYSSTENT
AWEDUGHSDESKHESSE
Mon 1/30/2006
SIRLIDOMOJOS
ODEOVENPATENT
NAHCABCALLOWAY
AHAANTEDATE
ROBOTSVIAATM
CRIBRANAROO
CREDORUNSIAGO
HUNANABCURBAN
ALTIOKIEPACES
SEENBENDPRO
ERRTEMLEMURS
CARESFORNET
GRABCONTROLTAR
TAKEINDESIRTE
OPARTSEEPYAP
Tue 1/31/2006
SWISSCABMOLLS
TENSELEEELIOT
RIDESAGADINGY
IGOTRYINGOGEE
PHOBIASPARSE
STRONGOTCRRS
SASGLOATING
BOSSESEWEST
RUTABAGAATA
OREBUGCRITIC
ACCESSRENAME
ELMORHINOSLPS
SAINTERETHEAS
SINGELEXLENIN
ARGOTLETEXTRA

I have highlighted the squares that we're asked to circle at 65 Across.