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Astounding Interactive Crossword

An interactive crossword puzzle based on Astounding magazine and pulp fiction in general.

Click on a square and type in your answer -- correct letters will appear in black, incorrect ones in red. The interactive puzzle requires Java -- if this doesn't work with your browser, you can see a static version of the crossword here.

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ACROSS
1. 'I Remember ---' by Richard Shaver (Amazing, March '45)
4. '--- Island' by Stanley Weinbaum (Astounding, Aug '36)
7. 'The --- Horror' by Henry Kuttner (Weird Tales, May '37)
8. 'The --- Gun' by Barrington J Bayley (DAW Books, 1983)
9. --- Saunders, author of 'Elsewhere' (Astounding, Sept '41)
10. '--- Sirius' by Fredric Brown (Captain Future, Spring '44)
12. 'Dime --- Magazine', originator of the Weird Menace genre
14. 'The Person from ---' by RF Jones (Astounding, Aug '47)
16. 'The Call of ---' by HP Lovecraft (Weird Tales, Feb '28)
20. '--- of the Beast' by AE Van Vogt (Astounding, Aug '40)
21. '--- Books', SF paperback imprint founded in 1980
22. 'Doctor ---', Weird Tales villain created by Paul Ernst
23. 'Sinister ---' by Eric Frank Russell (Unknown, March '39)
24. '--- Kane', Weird Tales hero created by Robert E. Howard

DOWN
1. 'Grey ---' by EE Smith (Astounding, Oct '39 - Jan '40)
2. '--- Two Moons' by Frederik Pohl (If, Sept '65)
3. '--- Stories', SF magazine founded by Gernsback in 1926
4. 'The --- Detective', a pulp hero who debuted in Feb '33
5. 'Game-Players of ---' by Philip K Dick (Ace Books, 1963)
6. --- Quinn, creator of Weird Tales detective Jules de Grandin
11. 'Cave City of ---' by Richard Shaver (Amazing, Sept '45)
13. 'Treasure of --- Ceti' by John Rackham (Ace Books, 1969)
14. 'Old Martian ---' by John Taylor (Science Fiction, June '42)
15. Henry ---, prolific writer for Astounding and other pulps
16. --- Fort, author of 'Lo!' (Astounding Apr - Nov '34)
17. 'Challengers of the ---', 1950s comic book by Jack Kirby
18. 'The --- Gods' by John W Campbell (Unknown, Oct '39)
19. 'Totem and ---' by Philip Josť Farmer (F&SF, Dec '54)

View the answers here.

The Java code for this crossword is based on an earlier version (with different grid and clues) produced by Carl Haynes for the Java Boutique.

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