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Puzzles for June, 2022
with Will Shortz comments

Wed 6/1/2022
AMENREGROWJOB
MAGIOMEARAADO
PHONENUMBERWED
MISTEDEMBASSY
ELOPEIDO
STNSANDCRAFTS
CHADREGARDLEA
AEROSOLNESTING
PLOTALESEEFTS
OFTHEDARKBEES
CIAROLES
MIASMICASHLEE
ORRCOLLECTIONS
MIDATASTERBIS
ASSRANDOSTODO
Thu 6/2/2022
BACKMILANTLC
ETNAADAGECHAR
SHOTTHEBOWRAKE
TOTAAASGOATEE
SEOULEILISH
KNOCKDRAGOUT
IDIOTRAILNRA
NICKSENTARMOR
CSAMAYOLIENS
HANDSAMERICA
STAINSCOLBY
STENCHELEVRIM
WEVEUPSIDECAKE
ARESNAOMIUKES
MSNTYSONBESS
POW Fri 6/3/2022
LOGICOTISTILT
OPENINGACTEMIR
BANKROLLEDNONO
OLECREEPDUVET
SUMSLAUREN
CANOLABARTER
EBOLAFANCYTHAT
LEVARIREFREDO
STARFLEETRARER
SPIELSDECENT
SCALEDWEEK
PHONETEENSMOM
RATECRUNCHTIME
EVILBIRDHOUSES
PEASSPOTPEONS
Sat 6/4/2022
INOUYEPUBSOLD
SECRETMENUTBAR
ACTNATURALOATY
ACAHUPBIOMES
CODASPITOPART
NAMESIGNCIA
DRAGMOTHEREAST
ROLLERSTEATREE
ALOESHEHERHERS
GENGEOMETRY
OMEGAWOKALLOW
NOTELLNANIRA
EDIEOHFORGETIT
GEMSCOOTIESHOT
GLEEKEYASPENS
Sun 6/5/2022 Let's Get Literature
FUSESPACEBARBOASIS
AHOYMORELABITPLANK
COMESOUTOFONESSHELLEY
THEMOORSUTILEUNEASY
PARTIDOSAMEND
GOESTHROUGHHELLERFOG
AWOKEAIDELOLSCOWL
LIPDAMNMOMOAARLO
EELSTAKESALONGWALKER
SEALESWORDSERBSTY
LEOIWISPSSOBE
OOHGUNNTHATSNARCO
PLAYSTHEFIELDINGALPS
TIREAMISSBOOBETA
ENDATLENTTYLUSAIN
DELBREAKSTHELAWRENCE
YETISTWIXALAS
TVEXECSHOOTSTRAWHAT
GIVESAFAIRSHAKESPEARE
INERTRINKEVITAEVAN
FORTSODDSRENEWDEBT

Christina Iverson, of Ames, Iowa, is the assistant crossword editor for The Los Angeles Times. Katie Hale is a stay-at-home mom in London, England.

The idea for this puzzle started with Katie. She had a few minutes to kill while waiting for an online course to start. As she stared at a copy of "The Great Gatsby," the phrase THROW A FITZGERALD popped into her head. She laughed … and started adding syllables to other authors' names. Some of the results are shown here. This is Christina's and Katie's third Sunday collaboration for The Times.

Mon 6/6/2022
VINEPLASMASRI
IDOLCIPHERPET
DELLASTREETACE
ISAACILKSCAM
TWELVESTEPS
MCSSETERIES
OAKSPCPGAUGE
STICKTHELANDING
SONIAIMPSTAG
NOTESASPSTY
BOYNEXTDOOR
ENDSPEEARGON
LEIHONEYIMHOME
LIPISOMEREWAN
ELSCESSNAANNE
POW Tue 6/7/2022
ESCCRAGSASPER
SALMEDIABORAX
PHOTOBOMBSNOTS
RAVENMLBALF
IRESTWEETSTORM
TARTAREWHINER
POSHANGST
COMPUTERCRASH
ARNIEYOLK
BUSMAPTOSTADA
EMAILBLASTARAB
PFCSIRCREMA
FLAKETECHBOOMS
DEREKUNDUELEE
ASIDEPACERADD
Wed 6/8/2022
ATBATVACAYMEL
MAORISAMOREOLE
PICKETHLINESVIA
MLKDUALBIOS
PUBLICTOILETH
ECLIPSEHEATER
THINARTSCHOOL
CATFADDIETHLIE
HOTELBARSGENX
ELOISEPARASKI
MARKETHPLACES
EBBSOATSLIP
ABUMODELROCKETH
LOGPROWLRUINED
STSHEXESEXAMS
Thu 6/9/2022
CAMISTORTTRAP
LEECHOVERHEHE
AREHARADIOEDIS
SACHUEDOLEOUT
STUSTREWDUNNE
IOTATORAHSEAR
CRECHEAREAS
SHORTFILMS
ELLENSTOOPS
KGBLYRISTGURU
IRATEMALEKLOG
SORORALIDAMTA
SUERSTORMPCUER
MOLTMAILPAIGE
ENYAENBYARCED
Fri 6/10/2022
ACROSSSPICED
CHEMLABYEAHNO
CELERIACNEGATE
ORALDROPCLOTHS
SITESGUISEBUN
TEETHINCPOST
BORNTOOLATE
GARAGEDOORS
SUREFIREHIT
SHESNAGNIKES
TISBROCASCANT
INSOLENTLYINGA
NEWDAYSLEEPSIN
GOHOMEOAKLAND
SNORESREESES
Sat 6/11/2022
TIMEWARPMAME
SHAPEWEARENID
HASSLEFREEACNE
ITSODDREACTION
REAMSPODRACERS
TIGCITYPLANS
STEWPOTSLIST
HOLYLUPE
COREHIGHSTEP
ROCKSTARSANI
DALAILAMAJENGA
OPENEARSWALLIN
IAMSWETMARTINI
NCAASEMITONES
GENYRATSNEST
Sun 6/12/2022 Didn't We Just Have This?
ASKSCOCOTOOLELMER
THINGOAHUEXPONAOMI
RODEOATITCHINLBOMB
ANDANOTHERTHINGIOTAS
IDIDNTFEEDEJAVU
NAEAIMEDLIEOVERSEE
OSMOSESSHINDIGS
THISISNTMYASANAATOP
RAMONERIYALTOY
ADULTPERILVISORRNA
ITSDEJAVUALLOVERAGAIN
LOTRAYONBORAXTYPED
ANIKOREASONICS
BABYARENAFIRSTRODEO
UNROLLEDRUSSOLO
MARTIALREPSTYNEGMO
OPIATETAUENSUED
MIAMIBABYONEMORETIME
ONSETELLEIDEAMELON
DITTOLIONSTARYETIS
STAIRSAGSEONSLYRE

Will Nediger is a professional crossword constructor from London, Ontario. He contributes regularly to The New Yorker, The Times and other outlets.

He says, "I enjoy architecturally challenging constructions — like this puzzle, which was tricky to create, because the theme content had to be placed in a specific order."

Mon 6/13/2022
ARCEDLASTOPED
CELLOALPENEAR
DAUBSPIECHARTS
CLEOBEACHED
WAILSRADAR
BADEGGSOPERATE
ELIDESGOAEMTS
SPASHIPPEDPEE
TALCORALATENT
OCELOTSALMONDS
WADUPDIANA
MUSLIMSSATE
JUMPSUITSKTURN
ISEEFACTFETID
BANDIMHOCROPS
Tue 6/14/2022
CHILIADDTOABU
AARONBEARDDIP
BLACKCOFFEEESS
OBOISTSSLOE
AHALOLPATENT
SYMBOLBEALE
IDIOTBEDSPRING
ARGOMOLDSICEE
MOONJELLYBLARE
IRATETRENDS
FORESTSUETSE
EVESLAUTREC
MICROCKANDROLL
UNOHALEREUROS
RENOFUSERESOD
Wed 6/15/2022
PALSINCASALAD
ELANTEASAROMA
NOMATTERHOWMUCH
STAIRPENH
LAPSECOOLTO
RFKYOUFERRIED
ERICORCASATED
PUSHTHEENVELOPE
ATSEADONESUES
STICKTOITSTET
TINKERPESOS
FISHHATCH
STILLSTATIONARY
INDIAASIATRIP
STOCKTEENASTO
POW Thu 6/16/2022
SUCKSAMPABETS
ORNOTPARILLBE
NNNNICSCIENTIST
ALLEYCATS
WITTOSSERSABS
ATOASTPOPDUO
IAMBHICKSADDS
FLOURCUEKIDDO
IOTAATEINDY
MAOJUNIPERDMS
ANOSTEWSDOO
RIOICEPACKDVR
ICONSVATEYDIE
SEOULETCYODEL
ASONENTHSUDSY
Fri 6/17/2022
PLOTTWISTPDF
POOLNOODLEARAB
INFLUENCERLAKE
GETITTHEMAMEN
ESCITSADATE
PSASAPPRICA
HOUONASIDENOTE
DADAISTSENSATE
SPILLTHETEACON
DOLERODCHOY
PIPEDOWNSOU
ASHYBOUTPRYOR
CHICINRAREFORM
SELAEASTEREGGS
SETSTEALAWAY
Sat 6/18/2022
BATWOMANBLIP
ACROPOLISFRIDA
CHIWETELEJIOFOR
KITDIXCURIE
SNOGFADMELONS
GNUSNEAPFAT
NERDFESTPAY
SKINCAREROUTINE
PANTWININGS
ELFNADASKIT
DIONNESLYSNIP
ROASTYOOSNL
TIMEISONOURSIDE
SMELLVAGUEIDEA
PODSTAPSTERS
Sun 6/19/2022 Some Light Reading
ITSBADINFRASPECTRUM
OREIDABAAEDLIKEWISE
WINTERMINTSUNGLOVED
APTESTSLGAGITSPANS
NORMTHESPIANSHALE
DYEDHAIRMPGDEIST
OILSTIPSDEAR
SIGNEEEELSBOARPSI
ALOTBIELSANDTRAPS
TOVDOUGHVODKABULL
DIVEINTHEPAGESILIE
EVERSTATEPREYSMIC
PAINTCANSNITSPANE
PSTHOPECOCOMAINER
HEREHAWKYAWN
TBIRDNAPFAKEGOLD
HARELOSEAGAMEPEEL
PAREREBASOLATPEACE
STRATEGOCATCHHANDED
ACIDHEADOHYOUARMING
THEJOLLYGIANTTRENTE

Jeremy Newton, of Austin, Tex., is a software engineer who makes mobile games. He's been constructing crosswords for The Times since 2007, specializing in unusual themes often with visual elements. The idea for this one occurred to him last fall while he was stopped at a traffic light. It took him several months, off and on, to work out all the elements.

This is Jeremy's 15th Sunday crossword and 22nd Times puzzle overall.

Mon 6/20/2022
ATOMANKABASIL
CAMEDIOSABIDE
EXITPOLLSCURLS
DITTONECKTIES
LOGSSAL
ANGELOUSPATIAL
DOEBEGSUNNI
OVERSIZEDCHECKS
RESINMARALL
ELEGIACFORESEE
FLOTWIT
TAILFINSCHEAP
RURALNATIONALS
ATONEERINISMS
PONDSDANKCYST
POW Tue 6/21/2022
GOBIFBILABGPS
ENOSOLDELILAT
NOWWEREEVENUSE
LENWAITFETA
AHEADAMSTERDAM
GARRSKAEAU
ASHRHINOZIPIT
STATUESDAYTONA
PETRISWOLEKFC
ANAERAGEEK
SNOWGLOBETARRY
EARLLISAOUR
WIGSPLITSECOND
EVAGRETELHOUR
RENTOREROEMTS
Wed 6/22/2022
SEARCHOWLAMP
UMPIREPOUTFEE
ZIPPERMERGEFTC
ILLWEIRDAGORA
EYESSNAPDRAGON
PAYRAYBAN
ASSADETESTOE
BUTTONMUSHROOMS
SSEEONSASSET
HISSATAWL
PINSTRIPESOTTO
UMBRAOATHSROB
DEEFINDCLOSURE
GNCFRAUEDICTS
YUKALAYANKEE
Thu 6/23/2022
DESIJADEACME
IMAMEDITACHES
CANOODLESTRIES
TITWIIGFLICKA
ALIASBOORADLEY
TEALHUNERS
EDGESLIMITS
OXYGENATION
AMYTANSLASH
AHSBRBVILE
TATTOOERSCELIA
TRAILSEACHFDR
IMPEIPATOOTIES
RELICSLUGELIA
EDENIMPSDENY
Fri 6/24/2022
ACTSINCASOFT
FREAKNOODLEBAR
TIARAPROVOLONE
TRANSAMIVLINE
STINGERALESIS
PENANTESRATE
ARTUROSHISH
SORORITYSQUAT
GOAPEHUMVEE
SEEPSEPTAIDE
APUOVOCARTALK
BIGSURBURRATA
AREACODESELISE
TINYHOUSELLOSA
ETESMOORSNOT
Sat 6/25/2022
IMHOSPACEFORCE
COAXTELENOVELA
ENVYADAMDRIVER
POECRANEDUAL
ARAGORNNASPRY
CAPULETTHAT
KILLEDITIMAC
LAPSCOTSPAR
NELLYAMMERON
DAISQUITESO
STYWEKUPTOBAT
CHEFALEPHERA
REALMATUREBAIL
IMSOOVERITOREO
METROAREASPSST
Sun 6/26/2022 Bonus Features
SEPTASLIPOAST
STAREDATOMICGLOAT
THESILENCEOFTHELAMBOS
HITEMLANECOLAUOFA
YPSIBEVERLYHILLSCOUP
MONAEEAUEACH
PANTSLABYRINTHISLAM
ETHOSDUECAROMSOGRE
TEADOSASELATEBMW
ESTADOTHIGHFIDELITY
PERUMOODEMO
JURASSICPARKADOUBTS
GETFATAHNARCSOOH
REEFLAMAZELGAGLOBE
UPSETBRIDGEOFSPIKES
AREAONOEATME
THISISSPINALTAPEMAXI
AUDISTATFOCIDAKAR
THEBLAIRSWITCHPROJECT
SALTYAMTRAKEXHORT
LEESEARNTSARS

Matthew Stock works for a math education nonprofit in East St. Louis, Ill. Next month he's moving to Florida, where he'll be teaching eighth-grade math. Finn Vigeland is a transportation planner in Washington, D.C. The two met at a crossword competition in 2018 and have been in touch ever since. This is their first collaboration together.

When you've finished the puzzle, look for an appropriate hidden word.

Mon 6/27/2022
POSHLASTMASON
ALPOASTOINURE
DDAYTHEMESONGS
SESAMEBUSNAT
SOFTGRUBIN
ACSNEAPONEI
CHECKERSITSME
MATTEPUPVALID
ENTRYNAMESAKE
ILSAIGORMEN
INCURTERSE
INGNEESELFIE
MUSICSCENEVIVA
USUALHAULIRAS
PENNEOUTSSENT
Tue 6/28/2022
SCOOPSCHATTY
TOPTHISTEATREE
ACEHIGHHORRORS
GONENOSEMAURA
ENTRSWAPNIN
DUOEREBCCED
TEASERTRAILER
HOTCOFFEE
TREASURETROVE
SHEMPRICODS
HOWTATESTAT
AROARALFAMEMO
FERRARIIMMORAL
TAKETENTEETIME
SUSSEDSWEDEN
Wed 6/29/2022
CHAIFIGHTWHOM
BORNENLAIHIVE
GRABEDAITEAJAR
BASEDINHAITALE
TARTTODS
BLAMERWANDAN
SRIHAZEHEAVE
AOMINALESNOWMAN
ROOMYONTOUSE
ADSPACETEMPT
ALEOHARA
ARACADARAISUZU
HUTTABCRUNCHES
OBOEREADSOURS
RENDSYSCOTHOR
POW Thu 6/30/2022
DATAAURORASAG
EXECPROVESEVA
VENDNGMACHNES
CREEDEBARK
MAREANTONETTE
ALONGTRAPLEST
PETARDOHARA
COVERYOUREYES
ATEUPKNELLS
CHARGREYODOUR
DETROTREDWNGS
CATERSLENO
ALLNONEPRNTER
SEEOPENERYULE
ERETHEORYXBOX