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39 Shortz Era puzzles with unchecked squares in the grid

One of the "rules" of crosswords is that each white square must be checked. In other words, each is part of two answers, one across and one down. When that rule is broken, the results are often interesting. If you look closely at these puzzles, you'll realize that in most cases, every letter is indeed "checked," just not in the usual way.

The 4 most recent grids:

Thu 9/28/2017
EQUITABLEBOGGS
MULTIPLEXAROOM
TOTEMPOLEGIJOE
INSTARGOUDA
ATMTNTELMER
NRAODSREP
SITEIPO
EVENCANDYGNAW
LIFTETRE
MAREUSEUPTHAN
GINPONZIGEL
PASTDIGINOLES
AMBERALEASIAGO
NEEKTELTONKAS
TSEOEDSANGELO
Thu 1/19/2017
SHOCKSSMUTTY
TOUPEESTEATREE
ARTIESTOXTAILS
RRRPESPTTEL
DIETAEROSPOPE
OFASPITANOT
MICHAELHOPPERS
CHECKEREDPAST
THECOMETS
VCRAHBOSMOP
IHOPSABRATOLL
CAMTSYNPIDA
ALAMODEICETRAY
RENAMESNORIEGA
STOPBYGUSSET
POW Thu 11/17/2016
ALBOMTWICE
PEEPERSWATAT
RAREGASLOOTERS
PYRAMIDSCHEME
LAWBREAKERS
SALESTEAM
TETESSTRAP
TORTSSTIHL
RAMISTUTSNAIL
ABBAMUSICSRTA
SLRCAGEDUPAHS
TEABAGSYELLOUT
ALIENSSEAHAG
MADATAMANA
AMENMUMMYANIS
NPRTAP
Sun 7/24/2016OUT OF THIS WORLD
ASHARPRPMBIGDIG
BLAZERSKIBOOTARRIVE
YODUDEOHGREATCOOKIE
SPORTSBRASTHEYANKEES
SSNAARONUSERSSSE
DPLUSBYETODOS
PRETEENDOETHMINUETS
OATSCHEAPDATEELHI
NTHMOHELRANATDEN
DIETEDTAKETENGAMETE
SOLARISYOYOSAURORAS
MCLEANOROALTTAB
DUETOMARKETINGABETS
ORRTOOTHMORANRHO
DDTSPACEINVADERSRAP
OUZOENHANCEMENTMYTH
SSRSIRRCA
SAHAAOSSFOUIE
ROCKETFUELAIRPORTBAR
ANNABELLEECREAMSAUCE
GONNAODESEKEDEIGHT

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DateAuthorTitle
Thu Sep 28, 2017Joe Krozel
Thu Jan 19, 2017Jacob Stulberg
Thu Nov 17, 2016Timothy Polin and Joe Krozel
Sun Jul 24, 2016David SteinbergOUT OF THIS WORLD
Sun Feb 14, 2016Mary Lou GuizzoALL YOU NEED
Fri Dec 25, 2015Mary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Thu Nov 12, 2015David Kwong
Fri Oct 16, 2015Joe Krozel
Wed Oct 14, 2015Joel Fagliano
Wed Jan 7, 2015Greg Johnson
Sun Sep 7, 2014Tracy Gray and Jeff ChenALL-ENCOMPASSING
Sun May 11, 2014Peter A. CollinsFOR MOTHER
Wed Nov 20, 2013Peter A. Collins
Thu Aug 29, 2013Timothy Polin
Thu May 9, 2013Patrick Merrell
Thu Jan 17, 2013Milo Beckman
Tue Sep 25, 2012Ian Livengood
Wed Jun 27, 2012Mike Buckley
Thu May 17, 2012Joe Krozel
Thu Apr 5, 2012Elizabeth C. Gorski
Fri Jan 27, 2012Joe Krozel
Fri Oct 21, 2011Patrick Berry
Wed May 4, 2011Jeff Chen
Sun Feb 27, 2011Peter A. CollinsV-2
Thu Jul 22, 2010Jeremy Horwitz
Thu May 27, 2010Josh Knapp
Thu Mar 18, 2010Daniel A. Finan
Sun Dec 27, 2009Elizabeth C. GorskiTOASTING THE NEW YEAR
Sat Mar 7, 2009Joe Krozel
Thu Nov 22, 2007Oliver Hill
Sun Apr 30, 2006Elizabeth C. GorskiLIGHT THINKING
Thu Nov 10, 2005Lee Glickstein and Craig Kasper
Tue Nov 2, 2004Patrick Merrell
Mon Mar 15, 2004Patrick Merrell
Sun Mar 16, 2003Elizabeth C. GorskiWORKS LIKE A CHARM!
Thu Nov 7, 2002Patrick Merrell
Thu Nov 29, 2001Patrick Merrell
Sat Oct 27, 2001Trip Payne
Thu Feb 2, 1995Bob and Sharon Klahn

Pre-Shortz puzzles with unchecked squares

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