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Puzzles for July, 2017
with Jim Horne comments

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Sat 7/1/2017
SOBAPLASTICBAG
THEMLISTENHERE
EDNAITHINKICAN
RESTEARNSANAME
EATITFATEAMIS
OREATOMSUTES
SMITHERSBRO
ENVIEDSEGWAY
CNNMATINEES
CHAIMILANRAO
POEMCANTGROHL
ROLEMODELSELSA
OPERASERIAHOUR
SENATERACEAGRI
TRASHTALKSBYES
Sun 7/2/2017THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD
NBCTVIGORSCRIMZAP
ALLIELANASHAMERICO
YOUREALLYGOTAHOLDONME
SOBERLYXERRANARACE
SEALGALLANTS
ALAABBACTAME
HINTATDRINKFEHLAS
ANDALEYOGIIDOSLIC
SEIKOSMACSEXILEMTA
LETTADAVINYLYAP
ELODSTDANLIE
TAVHANOIENGECHO
CLEELANDPLEAPREVIN
HAHMAINLUSHIONIZE
ELENRATAXCOCPSNOW
DARTSTEELGDS
HALFPIPEEARS
CLAMOREDALIRITCHIE
GOTTOGETYOUINTOMYLIFE
OARSEARLYSKISLOYAL
OTSSKILLTYPEETATS

I'm old enough to appreciate any Beatles theme. Do check out Patrick's "this arrangement" link in his notes.

Mon 7/3/2017
JAPANSOLORAND
IRATETWINALOE
LASERGUIDEDBOMB
TBSFOREORATES
AGEDSNIT
FOSBURYFLOPSIP
ASTINRONLANA
ICEDBRIBEAJAR
LANEROEGIANT
SROROASTTURKEY
HEADVATS
SHIELDRICHHAS
HOLLYWOODORBUST
ELSEARLOIONIA
DEANYELLEDGAR
Tue 7/4/2017
FOILVANSASPCA
UPDOELALRELAX
JAYGATSBYSAUTE
ILLROOSSEEMS
HOEMANET
YOUARENOTALONE
TONERNADALMIR
OKAYSTAINMAXI
MELEPICSPUTON
ELLEMACPHERSON
FLUMENOS
TOILSSEAMTNT
GOUDAWHYBOTHER
EGRETEARLARIA
MASSETHEEJULY
Wed 7/5/2017
ASCAPSRIUFOS
SHONEOILSROBE
CARTROUBLEBOON
OMNIENSLOADED
TUSSAUDALONG
LIFEONTHERUN
OPTINFRIOONO
LEAPTFAMELUDE
ESCFEMALIPOS
GOONVACATION
STARTENIGMAS
HETEROCDCEASY
ALASFLIGHTRISK
ISNTFINIAIMEE
LADSDEFNESTS
Thu 7/6/2017
RSVPSIGHBRAD
UPCSOSLOEURO
MARTINLAWRENCE
ARRSDYEDAFTER
BAETEXTBIPODS
FITESPBONA
ASIANEBAYTPS
BIRDSRIMSTONE
NEOPIBBPYLON
PARAOBIEWE
BISTROKORNDAM
UNTAGGAPEMANY
STEPHENHAWKING
TREETALLONCE
SORTATOMREEL
Fri 7/7/2017
NAILSALONSTRAP
INVIOLATEPOISE
MOONLIGHTINSTA
EUROSEWINGKIT
SKYLABRODEUP
ERINROSERED
VAGUEBOOKSOLE
EDEMAFYIMANSE
RUTALLNBATEAM
BESTBUYGOYA
RIENZITOPCAT
IMITATORSROLO
MADTVNEILSIMON
PROLEENFORCING
SAFERSETPIECES
POW Sat 7/8/2017
ASSALIBIPROB
DECADESOLDRARE
ADAMSAPPLEOPIE
PERPEPACBER
TRYSTHEADSTAND
BCUPSLOTTA
CROWINGSMARTER
REVILEEYELET
AMENITYSLIDERS
FORESODEON
TURPITUDEGENOA
SLURERRROMA
HALECEILINGFAN
ODESHOVERBOARD
WEDSNEMEATRE
Sun 7/9/2017FIRST FOR KNOWLEDGE
ASSUAGESBETCHAAMANA
CHIPMUNKFAILATSOLED
TOXICITYFREEZEACROWD
SECDEETDDAYFENNEL
HOVERERRORFINAGLE
ONAPARSPOOFNEEDY
KARENCHEAPFRILLSSAW
IRANBALEDACIDBELA
ECCEHOMOSPACEXORALS
TRIREMERBIARARAT
BAEFELONIOUSMONKCHE
AFRAIDTOMMADDASH
WISPSKRONOSTEENWOLF
DRIPBEAMABUTSAFAR
YENMIFFBUSTERSSNAKE
RELITNAIVEORKNEY
DONEFORRENEEFROYO
INAFIXNEARLARAFBI
SECURITYFRETLANDOFOZ
CURESISITMEANGELENO
SPELTMETHODSKEWERED
Mon 7/10/2017
ABETOUCHPSST
MACSIONIAUCLA
ALOHASHIRTPROS
SICEMTREEEVE
SHALOMMEIRTOWER
EARRIOSHRINE
SISINOPEACTED
PAXROMANA
SOSADSPITSACK
ARTSETTICSHE
MIRSPACESTATION
PGATIRERESIN
RAPTWORLDPEACE
AMISANITADIED
SINKNEEDYDRY
Tue 7/11/2017
PASSJDATEATIT
ARTIPINONFINI
PEACHESANDCREAM
ANNAGAIOUSWE
YACHTSACREDCOW
ASHEATVNORA
ROMEOHOARDS
POWERCOUPLE
PERILSAPNEA
ELONDUGBAND
ACTEDCOOLESSIE
THEOAFEOSPEC
BACKGROUNDCHECK
OPTOPLACEICEE
GOSSIDLESPTSD
Wed 7/12/2017
CHEFCHAFEUNUM
LULLRUBINNASA
ARMYUBERDRIVER
PLOPSCLEEVERY
ALBAPIMA
THEPAYPALDICK
REDEYEGUSTELS
EMIRBIGOBOE
KITSHOTMOHAIR
HOLIDAYAIRBNB
NOSYERLE
SICEMSPAYALTA
GMOPOPCORNLEAN
TULLDANNOLILT
SPAYANGSTYAKS
Thu 7/13/2017
IMPDOCGASLIT
FARINAXAGEONE
STIFFARMGUESTX
XOFTEARANTAT
SAFEEERIEIKE
OUIANKLEBITER
DEXISMSILOS
ALEPHUTASUTRA
AWASHESPRIT
OUTDAMNEDXAFT
NNEBASIEXIFY
ETALIIPENCIL
CURATEOCEANMAP
UNEVENTUMSIDA
PEDANTTYEXON
Fri 7/14/2017
SADSACKDISCUS
CLUTCHESONTAPE
RIGATONIALYSSA
ABUTPOLNEXTTO
PIPESVESTAAA
BEEFEDSNIT
HARBORMASTERS
TENGALLONHATS
TURKEYDINNERS
ORESUNDOES
ETAHOPITYPES
TUFFETNHLSHAW
ARTISTGOODTOGO
GREASESCREENER
SORTERKENMORE
POW Sat 7/15/2017
AMAZEBALLSDICK
TAXEVASIONANON
TRILATERALTORE
UCSDIVANLENDL
ARSEWISEST
SADATROCIOUS
PURINAAVENGERS
ADAMSOKSHANOI
SIGMACHICURSOR
ROCKMELONEKE
STALKSANTS
ORCASBLOCCULP
BAITPLUTOMANIA
ACNESEXSCANDAL
DIGSTWEETSTORM
Sun 7/16/2017IF THE SPIRIT MOVES YOU
OLAVSPJSNEBSPOSH
NADIRSHAIERLEAPIAN
LIVEITDOWNWRENYESNO
ANATYINANDYANGDRAKE
NINLMAOFRONDBIALYS
DETRAINWEIRDEARN
AONEREINKKNITTING
SEGUEFRANKBETOFOE
OLEGDORRSOLARADAMN
WISHFULSHARONACUTEX
COCKTAILLOUNGES
INFUNTOWELEDCOSTNER
WALTZASADAKNEWMOAN
IVEPLAYRANASFONTS
NEDROREMCOROTALPS
EPOSCRUETILOSTIT
STIVESPHONYSPARANI
AIDANSEEADOCTORERTE
ITEMSATWTUNEDUCATED
DRAPELEOIIBNMISERY
ELSAERNANCOVERNE
Mon 7/17/2017
STRAWCDSHAM
SPEEDODREWIDO
AIRFORCEONETEX
INNSSUMOECOLI
LESSTRIKETHREE
RASLIAM
LATEXGIMMEFIVE
ALITMOVESISEE
GAMESEVENANSEL
ELANUGG
ONCLOUDNINERAM
BEASTIONSJUDO
EARODDSANDENDS
YTDMINEAUDITS
SOSENTGEICO
POW Tue 7/18/2017
CHALLAHLEFTS
SATIATEBETRUE
INVESTSTRICORN
STAIRCASEWIT
ITSTOBYTNN
ECOMACYFEE
ALEBANKSORDID
ESCALATORCLAUSE
REUNESPORKPEW
BTWREMYDOE
GEEDORAMAN
ONTHEUPANDUP
SARALEECOSPLAY
STALLSEVILEYE
ASYLASECEDES
Wed 7/19/2017
RACESALUDLAT
CLAMALIBICMON
APPOINTEESHARE
TOYOURHEALTH
CASINOSLIFER
ALICESTIRAMISU
REMOARSON
DRINKDRINKDRINK
NONETEMAC
MARKETEDGODIVA
IDEALMONSTER
DOWNTHEHATCH
SNAPOVERWEIGHT
TARASERIEROID
IDIPROSTTOPS
Thu 7/20/2017
REBECCAINFLATE
EXEDOUTSPOOLED
WATTSTHEPROBLEM
ACTATOMSTASTE
RTESOSUBERTIE
MARLAMADAMS
OPIATESTREE
HOWESBUSINESS
SONSALBANIA
ONOCAYTRYST
CONTACAMISAPS
KLEINECOLEHOE
HULETTHEDOGSOUT
OLEOOILENGROSS
PUGNOSEMAYISEE
Fri 7/21/2017
MBASJIFFGARTH
ERIECANALADIEU
NOMEANSNOLATER
INEEDAMOMENT
NONECUTUPS
DANGDRESSREMS
BELBIELTRIVIA
ANIMISTINABIND
CANAPEADOSTIL
KEELALLOTREMY
ENSEALEASE
BIGGIESMALLS
ARYANMETALHEAD
JONZEIDRISELBA
ANTESZAYNSKED
Sat 7/22/2017
CLASSICATBAR
LATTEARTCLAIRE
ENTERNOWLUSTRE
ADAPTSICEMMOB
THISASTROLOGO
SONCRETEKOJAK
EREEPICWINS
FRIENDREQUEST
LOOSETEAUPS
EASEDELVISCAP
TMENSPELTLAMA
SHABASRAMIRES
LANCETTSAAGENT
INNATESIGNHERE
EDENSCENTRAL
Sun 7/23/2017BACK ON THE CHARTS
ACMEHASONIBMCNN
MOONSELOPEONEARYE
FLUSHAILESOUTANDOUT
MENUOPTIONSNTHDEW
TREESLITTLEPRINCE
NUKENEAYEAAPIAJAX
OSEPAZDRYINKEST
HONOLULUABAANEEWTO
ONYXESLAHRMLKHELL
WEALTHDOUGIEPROLES
IMEPROBONOEAR
MAPPERBITEATTINPAN
AGESAJACPOSETERNE
DOAFCCNIKEWHATDIDO
EURARCTANAECMEN
OTBNOORGITNIHCASS
FIRSTCRUSADESEWED
AAADSOCANITRYSOME
PANTSUITSASAMILANED
AIDIPOSRESINERNIE
WRYANNDRANGEARN
Mon 7/24/2017
WASABIENDASH
FOREMANVAUNTED
RONZONIEVENPAR
OHOSTOLEARI
DOLEDTOKCAUSE
OODLESOFNOODLES
FLOWINNS
PEAANISEEDSHE
LAITYNOVOSHEA
AGRAAIDEDLENS
NETCOSTLESABRE
ERRORSPOBOYS
ABBYCADABBY
GAVERARERIGGY
AXELISLETNAPE
YELLATOMSGNAT
Tue 7/25/2017
SPEWADAPTSRAM
ALTIESCARPENO
MEANTTHEWORLDTO
SALDANALEASED
SMARTALECK
ARGOPADTERA
BARREDNAUTILUS
ADALUCKYMETSK
FINALOUTPELOSI
TODDJOSANON
JOBHOPPING
BAUBLEENCASES
SPREADTHEGOSPEL
ISOIDOIDOSAGA
XERRAWESTETSY
Wed 7/26/2017
PAINEAMCFAKIR
ACRESGALALITO
WHOSTHEREMLLES
SENTANYONEHOME
SLITIDA
SAVIORHAGIMIT
WRINGTOBEALONE
AIRISRAELIODS
MAGICWORDMERIT
PLOTODDKANSAS
SLRPETS
IGETANAMENLIEU
TAXIDMANOHANDS
CLIMEOTCOVINE
HATESSEEBETAS
Thu 7/27/2017
MASCOTSPASTA
ECTOPICUNSAFE
TRAVELINGINCOMF
RIVENFOEOREO
ODEEMITTERERR
PROFUSSAT
FLUBEAUFSCALE
OARRECTOAID
FUNEHUNTERMDS
ORDEALTSP
RDSBEDPOSTSHE
TOADOURPECOS
HOLDDOWNTHEFORT
REAIMSHOTTUNA
SYNGEORESTES
Fri 7/28/2017
BESTMUSICALDJS
ETPHONEHOMEOAT
THREEINAROWILE
TOASTSTAICHAT
ESTEDUELSLAP
TROISIVES
CROSSOUTPREENS
HUBCAPSCOUNTON
ENTERSCOINTOSS
WARNNORSE
FUELELLETSPS
MESSYWOEGETAT
OVIMICROMANAGE
NEVPLAINSPOKEN
OREHORNETSNEST
Sat 7/29/2017
DUCTSCANILIVE
INAWEEASYMONEY
ESSENCEMAGAZINE
TAKESANAPMETAL
AVESMYRRHNILE
RETTONOOOGALT
YDSWEDCUTELY
KIWIKRIS
CRUETSYAMLSD
PHEWOCTNEGATE
RIGANOBIGALIA
ICEINBOULEVARD
MANTOMANDEFENSE
ENCIRCLESTUNIS
DAYSAILSSPENT
POW Sun 7/30/2017BY DESIGN
JOTTIMIDSNAPIHEARD
ANAOPINEHULASOPHIA
MAXWORKTHENIGHTSHIFT
EDITSSAUDEOEELLE
SATEONPINSANDNEEDLES
IRONLIONSBRAVAR
VETSEATSBOAPARAGON
HIHOSIMCARDORE
CREDOFITTOBETIEDEDT
HAREMACREENDESEZ
ETUDEJEEPHEATCHORE
WINERICELSAROVER
SOWCUTANDDRIEDENERO
UNALAPORTEPEER
PSYCHESTESPILESTAR
OARCSATIMERTHRU
SHOOTSFROMTHEHIPLESS
REALREGAEROKYLES
TAKEUPACOLLECTIONINE
AVERSEHOOKEERIENAT
SENSEDEDGYSPADEELS

This is Mr. Kahn's fifth collaboration puzzle in the NYT. His first, back in 1998, was one of the most memorable puzzles of the Shortz era.

Mon 7/31/2017
TREKWANNAPEPS
YALEINBEDELIE
PIKEPLACEMARKET
ONSPECELMERS
LAOSBNAI
MACESTAISTPAT
ASOFPANDAMULE
GIFTLITEREGGS
OAFMARINEREAT
ONETONNANTES
EULERSATES
WASTEISTROOTS
HUHSPATULAURN
IDOTITANICNIA
ZIPSEATTLEDOG