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Puzzles for October, 2001
with Jim Horne comments

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Mon 10/1/2001
WHOAHALORECON
IAMBEWERETHNO
SRASDAVECOALS
PINOTGRIGIORYE
REEDSFUDD
FIBBERPAPOOSE
INEDONORSANKA
LUAUWINESSNAG
ERUPTKEYUPATE
REJOICEGRAYER
ONTOAPAIL
GALREDBURGUNDY
RIATAEARPMOOS
IDIOTESSONUDE
PASTEDEEPINOR
Tue 10/2/2001
CANSGAMSMESSY
ALEEALOEYALTA
NOPROBLEMSTEAL
SNAFUUNITEDRE
TELSTARDOL
PIECEOFCAKE
SACRUMOATABED
TREATARFOGLED
ALLSANOCREEPY
NOTHINGTOIT
GARDIECAST
CSAUTILEGASPE
ALPHAEASYASPIE
PUSANSISITERM
OMEGATRAPENOS
Wed 10/3/2001
BANGINFERBLUR
AGUEMILLELORE
LEMONPLUMORANGE
DEBRASPONGED
GRIPEELK
SEVENSEVENLEMON
CROIMPELTALE
RITASLIDSODE
UKESUPSETRID
BARPLUMCHERRIES
IONSAMOA
SPECIESPRADO
SEVENSEVENSEVEN
TSARCLARAFILE
SONYOFTENYVES
Thu 10/4/2001
PACESIMPELTIS
OCHRESOLTIHOT
SHAGCARPETSEWE
SETOUTBUZZSAW
EDSRESTTIT
BEEHIVESTATE
EPOSAPESHIRT
FRONTEDSPHERIC
ANTEVEEPORSO
BOBSLEDTEAMS
OUIARMERAN
FLIPTOPOBLIGE
LILMOHAWKRIVER
ONEUNITEEMEND
PERSALESDOTTY
Fri 10/5/2001
PEEPHOLESSNIT
ANTIUNIONSIENA
TVANTENNACRASS
HOIASIDETUT
SYLVANLENFRI
ICANTSEERAN
SHOOTHOOPSBEBE
PERLEORAPEALS
INGASNACKCAKES
NRAPREHEATS
DINOAKTSTRAP
LEIMSNBCENE
ITSMEORIENTATE
ETTASWENTUNDER
RASHSWEETNESS
Sat 10/6/2001
BUSHWHACKDUCTS
APPEARSONOMAHA
TRAILSIDECAREY
HAWSEDEEPSLAY
TINTTERSETORE
USENISEISRATS
BEDPANDETAINS
ALPOSEGO
CATALPARUSHED
COLTATTLEEESE
OWLYTILEDUNCA
MPGHEMANINBAD
MOOSEINTOSHAPE
IKNEWSTOPLINES
TEEMSTASTETEST
Sun 10/7/2001 WORD FOR WORD
UNPACKMILDEWAMPERE
SAILONSPLEENYPASCAL
ANGELOCHECKFORPRIORS
CAPRAAKAARCLEE
BUCKSFORAPROMOTION
AMAMELLIVESIMAC
STEPSUPSAWBLADECORE
EASTONSAULCODED
STALLSFORTIMESCALENE
TARDEIFIESSHALALA
HEADFORTHEHILLS
LAERTESCALORIEREO
REDRESSSTOPFORBREATH
AIMEDNEAPRIDGED
FLITATLANTICBEDSORE
TAXINOOKEASEUNA
CHANGEFORTHEBETTER
ILKATEWARIRAQI
RINGFORSERVICELUGGED
EMERILRECITEDSAHARA
SNEEZEADESTEALTMAN
Mon 10/8/2001
SHAHPSSTSCENE
TONOOTISARGON
AUTOLENALOGIC
TRIPLEWORDSCORE
FLUBYAK
AERATESHEPUFF
STEHASTADONOR
THECONSERVATORY
RAZORTAKENRTE
ONERASKSISTER
NAYTECH
READINGRAILROAD
EPSOMRUNGIDLE
BEIGEALEEBOOM
SENSEMEWSEXES
Tue 10/9/2001
CPASONSETASIS
HEREPEKOEGENA
ASCERTAINSACTV
DOSSIERTIPTOE
OLDSAWTEA
ONCUENAPARAH
MEATSEAGALIRA
APRSURGERYAIR
HATHEARSEGNAT
ALEESTAHESSE
SIROMELET
CHISELMARIMBA
HEALISAACSTERN
ANNEMOVIEOMIT
PSSTOPALSNOTE
Wed 10/10/2001
LEAVEGETSSTOW
ALCOAEXITTORI
GIRLSLEGOOUTS
OVERSCHLEPPED
INSOLETEDEGO
CATSAGASIBEAM
EPICGYMETO
SCHNAPPSSHOTS
IONLIPSHAW
AMINOBERRAIRA
TONSTEIRANIS
HOCKEYSCHTICK
ORALSIRESCENT
MESAODORERROR
EDENNEWSNASTY
Thu 10/11/2001
ARBORGASNARC
DIANEASHALERT
DEBTSPIEDPIPER
ANYHOWDARMANE
JEROMEROBBINS
SEATTLESPADAS
RENOFATSKI
SLEWSLAMUNMET
NEBMAITIME
SRITRACOMEDIC
WESTSIDESTORY
ILIEEONAPPEAR
FANCYFREEELATE
TITHENRADARNS
DOSTSOTSYSOP
Fri 10/12/2001
MAREINASMUCHAS
EROSMOLTENLAVA
STATPLAYSHAVOC
SIDEBETSSINEWS
CREOLEBANC
LUMPSDOGGYBAG
GENESSIREERTE
RINDSORESGEOL
UIEFLAGSGRANT
BIRDLIKEBLOKE
OOPSCRAWLS
SAFARILEADSOFF
ABELINCOLNDOER
WELLSTAGEDISEE
SETSTOREBYMETE
Sat 10/13/2001
ACEACIDSMCJOB
VOLLYSOLIRANI
OHSUSANNANIXED
WAITONTABLES
SNEERSAPPORO
SACRETIERED
GADNEEDLETRADE
ARIDCIGARSTAT
MEDICINEMANENS
UNSEALDALAI
TOOTSIENAKED
SEARCHENGINE
ELSOLGLADIOLUS
LEADAOUTIEORK
MACAWTESTSSES
Sun 10/14/2001 FOOD FOR THOUGHT
ROSEFLUPASSDESI
EVALUATIONBONAPPETIT
PATISSERIEITALIANART
STATELESSUKEENT
ENEROSPENDSISTLE
IWASTHIRTYTWOWHEN
LIVIDLIKENSNAEAWED
ALANKUDOSTEXTYALE
MINDGAMESLOOSPIREA
BEEANNADONTGOENTER
ISTARTEDCOOKING
BEAMEEMERGETINTABE
ATTESTANECONTACTED
REBAAMOKSEPALHIND
IRANCAPRANLOWBETSY
UNTILTHENIJUSTATE
MESTOICEBAGORBAD
RAMWARCRUSTACEA
PLAINBAGELFRENCHCHEF
JULIACHILDTALIASHIRE
SISISITSSTYSPEW
Mon 10/15/2001
AREATAMPSPEAK
DADSEVILEERIE
HIGHGRADELAIRD
ONAPARDATELESS
CYRILOLDEN
TORRENAMELY
ALARELOADTRIO
CENTEROFGRAVITY
ROTOENTAILNEO
ENIGMAHILTS
ADMENAMIRS
CLEANSERLIONEL
HABITLOWERCASE
ATOLLBAASKNEE
TENSEADDSSEEP
Tue 10/16/2001
HAVOCGIDEPREZ
ARENAADENROSE
NEGEVNEATOUTA
GSAELDERHOSTEL
GROHRAISES
LOGANAIRPORT
EVILSEONSBIB
DILLCONDENANO
ADDSANEBERRY
STRAWCOLORED
OBRIENLION
BLUEPENCILSDUE
EINSGOONSORRY
SNITISAKOSAGE
EDNAEELSMETER
Wed 10/17/2001
CCSACLUAGASSI
LOUMOOTSOBEIT
AMPANNAHOOPLA
WEEKNIGHTDRILL
REACHECSTASY
ABBYASLOPE
REOTANKRODNEY
CAWENDUSERERA
SULTANNESTWOW
ALASKAASSN
CANCELSSCAMP
EVITAWOODSCREW
NATIVESNITIKE
TITLEDLAIRNEE
SLIESTOLIOTSP
Thu 10/18/2001
ENATEFAROBALD
ROLEXARABALIE
USIDEDCAKENOVA
TICSUTTERTEED
SEIMNOOEUVRE
RATEDUENDEIN
ARENASSIRED
BLOCRENTAPASS
AORTAADONIS
SONGOTDDOOMS
INASECSENOWE
LYMETAKEAARES
IBEXUTOWNDBEAT
CINELANEELATE
ANTSENGRREUSE
Fri 10/19/2001
MELBLANCJIGSAW
AVEMARIAEROICA
REDWINESSATOUT
ERARACISTMUTT
SYSTZENOMAXES
NITROSOTTED
ENROLLSTEWMOT
SCANDALONLEAVE
THYBRIOTEXMEX
EASTLADEBRA
FLINGHYMNSODS
LORDBEMOANKIT
AGASSIPUTASIDE
PIQUEDINAPANIC
SNIPESATLENGTH
Sat 10/20/2001
MICMACATTEST
ENHALOSHEATHE
SHERPASASSIEST
MURIELANTELOPE
EMULSIFIESECON
REBUTTALSTRUT
RIISPOTASH
PASSIONDEMOTES
EDWYNNLATE
PRINEAVERSION
SENDOBSERVANCE
UNDRAPESTINCTS
PALOMINOOLDHAT
LEMONDESLEEVE
REKEYSHERDED
Sun 10/21/2001 TurnARounds
PEPAPOLULNADEFEND
EDASRUSTPROOFONEWAY
RISKORDERINGALACRATE
UNSEWSRISESTOINNER
BEDEDOREMENS
BUDSPANISHRAMADAESS
ORTTOMATEUTONSCREW
UGHETUDEEDNASHANE
THEFRAPAVILIONSHONDA
BUNGTENSLOOKOUT
VEREEYERSHERONISPY
ANALYSENONETHEE
STELEPATRONOFTHERATS
SIXERHOOTLUREDNAY
ACADCLAUSESSEGODIN
LEMTHEBRADOFAVONTLC
CROPLILIITHE
AMBLEENIGMASSCORNS
STRONGRAMTACTICSRODE
AGENDAPROTESTERMAES
NEWESTSESSSOSETRE
Mon 10/22/2001
RSVPSLATERLBJ
OPERAAROSEERA
BANANASEATSMAD
ETALPTASANODE
SLICESTALON
NORTHSEALED
ELDERROUTHARE
YEANEATNIKWIN
EATSAWEDEASES
DREADSLENDL
BRUTEROSTER
GROANBEGSOLEO
RIOCHERRYBOMBS
INKAORTAONEAL
MDSNOTEDLARGO
Tue 10/23/2001
DEMIDEARFIDES
IVANABBEIDIOT
CERFVOIDRESEE
ENDURINGFAME
TILEDAINUMIR
LASTINGPEACE
AMAPOOLARID
DEMESNEAWFULLY
ELANOARSAYE
ABIDINGFAITH
LANNEUFNOOSE
STAYINGPOWER
SPITEACEDTORO
KARENNEARERIC
ADEPTARTYREEK
Wed 10/24/2001
ROCKYDROPMELT
INANERAVEAPER
BESOTAGEEROVE
STICKERPRICES
CHEOEDHASHES
HATREDFOE
ARTINFOOLIDEA
FEESCHARGEDBYAN
ESSEAIRYDINGO
ERRMEDALS
SENECASKISEE
ACUPUNCTURIST
WOREGOADTAILS
ELSEUPTOCREEL
DIESEYESHASTY
Thu 10/25/2001
BOUQUETGAGGLE
UPCURVECARRIES
RELINEDATTUNES
GNATBEING
SEEKSMETERS
SACFRITTERROC
EXALTATIONDADO
DEMOSBROVALET
AMPSPARLIAMENT
TEAARGUERSSTY
ENIGMAPRATE
GLENNTRAP
PENANCEPINHOLE
AMENDEDOVOIDAL
MURDERDESCENT
Fri 10/26/2001
PHOEBEIMPORT
MAILBOXMAEWEST
ARTDECOPSANDQS
RAHRATPACKHUE
IDESTIIISWEAT
SERASCARSEARS
TRELLISSTANDEE
AIDOTT
QUIZZESSOMALIA
ANNAAPPALPERU
NLERSUSNMESAS
TORACRIDLYONT
ACTUPONBOLOTIE
SKIPOLEAGAKHAN
SACREDGORDON

See the story of the highlighted Across answers here.

Sat 10/27/2001
SKEWEREDCANADA
MONOTONEALARUM
ANDROIDSSTIGMA
SAMELEICAFOAL
HOPALONG
ELSAERIEWANDA
DOTELLMOONBEAM
SKIPPER
RENEGADEEATSIN
ERASEOLANDTOE
JUMPROPE
ERGSMEALSLEWD
COHERENEONATAL
TUTTUTANTECEDE
SESAMEPESTERED

The letters in the fifth, eighth and eleventh rows, reading left to right, spell the theme entries.

Sun 10/28/2001 PUZZLER'S PC LEXICON
SPALEDSPARSPOPART
TINOARIARLENACACIA
ELTRAINSDELIASHREDS
WORDPROCESSINGTEASES
STEERNATESGIRL
AIMTACOSHEMLAC
SPELLCHECKAONEELMO
LEXCANTENDLESSLOOP
ANTELIDSNODESOPENS
MARXUFONAUTFLO
SLAPRANDOMNOISEROSY
ALEIVESDNATUTU
FAUNASISALPIERSTEM
DIPSWITCHESLOAFGEM
ANTITREYBACKUPCOPY
TOOEATMOONYLEA
NORMPAMPARSVPS
PLASMAFILEPROTECTION
OUTLETEXILEDEFERSTO
STOOGEEIGEROAFOTTO
HEPTADDENTSRRSASK
Mon 10/29/2001
ASHESCALDWHAM
STOPHUMORHOPI
SOSOIRONYOYEZ
ALEXANDREDUMAS
MERYLREP
DATANONCOM
ALLFORONENEURO
LAIRTREVIABEL
AZTECONEFORALL
SEETHETSAR
IDAESSAY
THATISOURMOTTO
SHAQSOUSAFOOD
PERUONSETANNE
YODANEEDSREEL
Tue 10/30/2001
LOKILEARNGAGA
ERINEMCEEARES
WENDGOOSEFLESH
DOGIEREDOETE
CARDINALRULES
LEOROBTEEN
ORBODIEUHOH
PARTRIDGEFAMILY
ESAUGLOMNED
BAHTAREDOE
CANARYISLANDS
ALILENTDRIPS
PIGEONHOLEAGRA
ECHOAARONWHEN
SETSSTEADSTYE
Wed 10/31/2001
AKRONMESHGLOP
DRACOALPOHIVE
MONSTERHITOMAR
INKRESINPSALM
TASSELSLOT
KAYAKUNWISE
LABELBACKDROPS
OPELMELEEINIT
FIREWATERSTATE
TAMTAMSTALE
ORALNARROW
BRINEOINKSABA
ROCKWITCHHAZEL
ALOEAREAEROSE
DENYHERRDARES