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Puzzles for May, 2000
with Jim Horne comments

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Mon 5/1/2000
SCOTSHAGRATON
LOPECOCOALIVE
AMENYMCANINER
BACONLETTUCEAND
RULENON
BELRACECARPAD
ALIASVCRULNA
SMOKEDSALMONAND
IONAFENLINED
ESSBLESSEDOXY
IRAEXIT
PEANUTBUTTERAND
LETONESTAASEA
ALONEEDENMISS
NYMETTARTPATH
Tue 5/2/2000
BASILGAGAPHEW
ASONEANEWRATA
SALSAZITIAJAX
THEADDAMSFAMILY
EISNERABEL
DRAFTYAGATE
SOHOWEESCORED
THEUGLYDUCKLING
UNITESCARDATE
NORSEMALICE
NEARBUNKOS
LADYANDTHETRAMP
ALOEOMOOSUPER
BOZOLAOSILONA
STEWANNENEWSY
Wed 5/3/2000
FATCATARCHHMO
CHARGESHAYACK
CARETSPONDNRA
ASHWEDNESDAY
CESTOREOEWES
RACECARSTARR
OROORSOPRIES
STRAWBERRYPATCH
SHELLGAELTOO
BISONJAYLENO
UFOSROSAENOS
PLATINUMHITS
FARRAGUCASIOS
OIDETASBLONDS
RRSSETHMERGER
Thu 5/4/2000
SUMPATALLSTLO
ALARJUNIOTEAL
INREABOVEBOARD
DAYCAREBOARD
ASSAYSISI
UNOPENTANIA
LASTNEXTTOLAST
ALAIMATEOOPIA
BEFOREHANDHAND
SCENEENDORA
FONTASCAP
MINESBEDTIME
UNDERMINESAGAR
SOLEADULTTATE
APEDNOBLEERIS
Fri 5/5/2000
PAGOPAGOPHILIP
ADULATESHAVANA
READIESTELIXIR
SUDRATCAFE
EXAMMESASSHES
LYEOLAYABA
DECONTAMINATION
INAPERFECTWORLD
GENERALHOSPITAL
UMAOMOOSLR
PYLEPAWEDSIPS
CULTRIPGIA
OCTOPILINEAGES
DILLONSCARLETS
DICINGDARKGRAY
Sat 5/6/2000
STREAMSCHASMS
HEATSUPBRISKET
IMPASSERESTYLE
EPANEWSIESWAN
LUNGSEPTSCANT
DRUIDDEOLARGO
SAILORENGENDER
BLINDSPOT
SPELLOUTONEACT
TINASRRSARMOR
INDSSTAMPSALA
GNUPAUPERSSDI
MASSEURLEADSON
ACETONETOLUENE
SERENASPENDER
Sun 5/7/2000PARDONABLE CRIMES
APTLYWENTTRUROSTAG
PASEOIDEAWEBERHELL
BREAKINGINTOSONGONTO
FORGINGAHEADBODES
LIPHEMESNORTCATERS
ONEALARMGUVCHAIR
BATSMANAMORETTONABS
BHUTANEXESARPEGGIO
IONEDAVITJONINTEND
ELIAMILDOUGNTH
DEALKILLINGTIMEEFTS
ICINANATEAMAIL
WALNUTEEKHOREBOLLA
EXEGESESDOSSROOSTS
BESTCOSTFREEVARNISH
SHAHSRAJAMANATAE
SHEEDYFETORALANYTD
MORSEPOACHINGEGGS
UTAHHOLDINGUPTHELINE
REPOELIOTODIERURAL
FLEWPEONYREEDYEATS
Mon 5/8/2000
IDOLABODEPACE
DUMARULESLION
SENTTRAMPERGS
TIEDUPFORDAYS
RRSEND
TATTOOVISACPA
ALAMOBINSAHAS
STRAPPEDFORCASH
TOONOREOUNITE
ESTHUGOFRERES
TENBOA
BOUNDFORGLORY
CURBALGAEGEAR
ONCEGORKYLAWN
STAREPEESERNS
Tue 5/9/2000
PARISFOCUSTAM
EXUDEIRISHICE
ELBOWGREASEMAR
VEESAMRECEDE
ESSOSERFPALED
TAPROOMMIMI
IBISOREOMIT
KNUCKLESANDWICH
ITTSALTOATS
NETSWEEDERS
GREETCROCHUES
LARRYSEONPVT
ELFKNEESLAPPER
AILEATINIRENA
RAYSPENTFORTY
Wed 5/10/2000
ASSTGRABSMURF
RITALULLHANOI
MOABUNIONIZING
AUGUSTOFWIND
NAEUTNENEATLY
INDIGOSADEYE
NANOOKDROP
AUTRYTRYAGAIN
ALPOOCELOT
IDOTHEFIANCE
MANTRABARNEOS
AUSPICEGIRLS
ANNIEPOTTSRUDE
MEANTOTICEDEN
PEPTORENODARE
Thu 5/11/2000
BIBBHOCKBBGUN
AREAOPIEERASE
SAABARTECOMER
EQUALRAYLEONARD
WASHBOZ
GARAGEREELECTS
AREWEYEARHIP
SUGARSUBSTITUTE
UBIPREYMARLA
PASSFAILHOLLER
TAWSUNK
SWEETNLOWBABIES
CHARMAJARANKA
AETNADALICREW
TYSONDYESKEDS
Fri 5/12/2000
STATORSPOILT
AIRFARETARTARE
SNAGGEDALTOSAX
SACHSDORMSONT
ATTASEPTSARCO
IRONMINERELDER
LARIATNEAREAST
SQUAWKBOX
SEXTUPLEODISTS
ESSAILADIESMAN
ATANBEVELZANE
VONMAYERLORNA
ENDEMICABORTED
RIORITATIMBERS
ASSISTSTEADY
Sat 5/13/2000
APIECEGRAZED
GUNRACKSROCOCO
AMARILLOAMINOR
RANONEMPTYDALI
RECBEATLES
CATSTREADLE
OXOVIOLISSUE
VEENECKSWEATERS
ESSEXIONSGAS
WEBFEETSALE
GRIDDLEIST
LAMEIWANTMYMTV
ONEARMCALAMARI
SEALUPSHERIDAN
SENSESSTEEPS
Sun 5/14/2000TAKING TURNS
BUTIDLOOKFCRAGSTIR
OMANIITALOPOCOHOLE
APINGESKERAUTOERLE
SIPREDLIARSUNGPUN
TRAESOENNESPARSEST
SENDSAWAYAPSEBENDER
USINGUNSEATWOODY
BOERTONGMUUMUU
OFFONATPALSRAPTURE
NLFEVADEEMBANKSPAN
GAODINERSULSTERHIC
OTRAAGLAREAPHIDISA
SETRATEOXENETABLES
CLENCHINKYELSE
STOATTRAITSELIDE
CORNERORBSSTOVEPIPE
REVERSESETATVATMAV
ANISTASTATAENOBYE
WALLOVIDGALASUNION
LILARENOERASEROBLE
SLEDEDGERIGHTAHEAD

Several answers "take a turn" to complete their solutions. So, for example, 1 Across is BUT I DIGRESS.

Mon 5/15/2000
ALFAHULLGRASS
BAILOBOEAORTA
BULLMOOSERUNIN
ADEIFASINGERS
TRITENEH
FERRETLUSTRATE
ALOUDDIREIDES
CAMSPETITDENT
ETATASISMELEE
TENBUCKSBERETS
UNETRESS
MAESTROINSTNT
ADDTOTEDDYBEAR
RIGELINGEURSA
SNERDSEERSNAP
Tue 5/16/2000
BRAHAILATEASE
RECEDNAURANUS
IMAREADTORTES
DOCHOLLYWOOD
AVIAALDAPRAYS
LEASTARFUHOH
HAPPYGILMORE
AWERAHOREYEA
GRUMPYOLDMEN
EEROSEEREACH
SNOBSBASSALOE
SLEEPYHOLLOW
MORTALIRANELI
ALIENSNILEGEN
GEORGEGALSERG
Wed 5/17/2000
BAWDSSIDESTAB
ABOUTUSERLAVA
LEONEELBAAXIS
ITSBETTERTOGIVE
ANAIOU
MUIRKATSTAMIL
INNSETHALNICO
THANTOLENDANDIT
TINPANMEOWGNU
SPERMBAWLBEGS
POIPRE
COSTSYOUTHESAME
ABLEETCHCIDER
SEARRILEADDER
HYMNSCANPESTS
Thu 5/18/2000
BEARAWESTLIT
ENDEXARCHMONO
HBOBEGGARASHE
ALLSNOBIGDEAL
NOPLACESCUTTLE
CHIMERAENVIES
NODICEMRS
NOGREATSHAKES
COPNOSALE
ATESTSRELAYED
PINHEADNONUKES
NOCONTESTPESO
UNITICKIEROIL
TATSROYALEURI
SLYEYELIDTED
Fri 5/19/2000
WEATHERFORECAST
INTERNALREVENUE
MARKETGARDENERS
PTAREMINONET
SESEENCTRY
XRAYACT
CHOCOLATEMOUSSE
AIREDALETERRIER
SCALENETRIANGLE
SOIENSE
TISSGTDRAB
ANAISROTHOLE
BALTIMOREORIOLE
UPPERCASELETTER
STARSINONESEYES
Sat 5/20/2000
DEARJOHNRAPTOR
APPLEPIEESSENE
TIPSTERSSTINTS
ACETRACTORDOA
SEAMAMAINORAL
ENSUEFRAVISE
TEEUPSEATBELTS
MOILNEAR
OBFUSCATELAPIS
FRAUEVAKRONA
FIBSPERISMMVI
COLPARBOILPED
ACETICENDOWERS
SHRINKLIESWITH
TESSESLASTWISH
Sun 5/21/2000REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT
JAMSTAMILSHADSPALE
ASAPERICAHAZELIBEX
YOGISALEMADOLESCENT
FINDSBADINDIVIDUALS
DEESNEESPY
STALERTHAWRMSRUSSA
NAMEDASHUTTLEATLANTIS
AXETETEONCUEERRS
PINETREESLAOBOAIRE
LOBEDRADIISONAR
INCOMINGRETURNSSOUGHT
MOANSEATUPSTINT
AMSKOSSRSSTATESMAN
GETSRICKICOENECO
EARTHSPRIMARYADVOCATE
STORESYNLEADALANIS
ERAAPEELAL
USUALLYSTOPSALLFOES
PRESSTIMESSATIERAKE
OGLEEMCEEUNITYIRIS
WELLREADAPETESENDS
Mon 5/22/2000
ADDSASSTTABBY
SEEMRONAWHERE
ISLECRUXEASEL
FILLTHEBILLTAP
TAIAVIS
DEBSEALTHEDEAL
CRAFTLEERILSA
CADREBENSOLOS
ASHESECSAMENS
BEATTHEHEATREO
ISEETIS
FARTAKETHECAKE
OLDERELMOOREO
AMATIDIEMFINN
MAYASSANEFATS
Tue 5/23/2000
BENORALSSAHIB
OLETOLETAMANA
FIRSILVERWINGS
FAVEEYREDES
ONEADAYNURSE
RENOSPEEDUP
ARCFOOLSTONE
GOLDENPARACHUTE
ALIENDIEUTOP
REPASTSGOES
BREAMANDSOON
ADORESTELLA
LEADBALLOONDIM
MARIALANAIEVE
ANDESSWIFTRED
Wed 5/24/2000
MESCARMELHALT
EVAONSALEACAR
LIICITIESONTHE
BANTAMMASHNOTE
ANTEIQSOSIRIS
PASSUKNOB
PEASTILEADAM
EXULTNEOPLACE
COLACOKIEVET
CLAYUTILE
WARREDOKSINFO
ONIONDIPOLDPAL
MISSISSIPPIOBI
AMESUSURERREV
NENEPOMONATRE
Thu 5/25/2000
ASSESSSHAQALB
CHEMICHALTSOL
CANADAILLSTWO
EDDIEMONEYPERU
PEALSFESSARES
TSKAILCLINE
EDDASROASTS
DADDYWARBUCKS
MRBILLSEINE
AROSESSTCHE
NOVOFOCIRELIT
TMENJOHNNYCASH
RAPDOZEAHORSE
ANADREWTALKER
POREDDYEMEERS
Fri 5/26/2000
PSANDQSGASMASK
ENVIOUSATTACHE
PEACOATBEANERY
PETERSSTATIC
IRANIQUITNOVA
LARESUNCLANES
LTSAGILELYERE
MIXEDIN
DOSBLOATEDEDS
INTRATREEASEL
TARERENALCINE
CRABBELOCATE
HONOREDBONESUP
ELGRECOEYESORE
SLENDEREDASNER
Sat 5/27/2000
AGRAPOUTERARR
SEEPORNATEREE
ALDPOORAMESELI
MIDAIRWISEVAN
IDYLLICALABETS
SMEARIMARET
LOOAPPELSOSSA
ARFNOTENAATL
TAFTOSSETSLOL
ELOPERTRITE
BERKSPOSTEDADS
EXTCLAPPREVUE
LAURICHPOORARD
LMNONEIROLIRA
SSEWARMERELAN
Sun 5/28/2000G MOVIES
ARRCAROMIMAMSUTAH
ALAEALEUTNORMANORA
SINGININTHEGRAINKEEN
CELIBATEODORDANANG
ENAMELGOUTOFAFRICA
NOTEAPODLILITH
TRENTNATSALARYHON
THEGLOVEDONEDRIVE
ERGELEAAMASDREISER
VARMOLDTIMESEMIGRE
ISONPAIRRUBSSOLI
CHOICENEPALBRADWAD
TEMPURAAUTODALINYS
ERASEGALLABOUTEVE
ESTFARMEDMETASTRO
THALIAINDYCRIB
THEKINGANDGIEMAILS
TOECAPREINSCRAPPLE
ESTAPLANETOFTHEGAPES
SCOTEELEDRELICDETS
TAPERALLYEBOATEDS
Mon 5/29/2000
DIMESLABJUDAS
URISCOREERODE
DOCTORATEDEGREE
ENEREDSAREAS
RAEARES
FEWINNUMBERHAS
AMONGTOSSDARN
BARGEOLEVOILE
LIMOSPANINKER
ELSSKIRTAROUND
ALIAMAR
CANOESWIGSIS
MAINPROTAGONIST
ENDUENONOARIA
REELSOWESBEST
Tue 5/30/2000
IDOLGOBSPALED
NOPELARKABOVE
TWENTYFOURSEVEN
REDACSLOTTERY
ALSACESLO
DORALKISSUP
HOHOIRONNOOSE
EVERYNOWANDTHEN
RAREENINOTORT
OLDSAWSARGE
RAHELDEST
PIASTERATERHO
ONCEINABLUEMOON
OCHERBOARADEE
PAYNEYARNREDD
Wed 5/31/2000
ROMPGOBINAFTA
EMIREBANUNION
MALIRENTMARTY
IHAVEMYDOUBTS
TANYAATLTCI
TRYNOTTOGET
BLTSADAARENA
REHEATSHEPCATS
AREASKIMARIA
YOURHOPESUP
SYNPENEMOTE
DONTCOUNTONIT
LEERYALGAMATA
AGAINNILSMILT
DODGYSNITARES