Crossword Puzzle #02: Haunted by the Past
by Mandisa
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(Series names are in brackets for each clue.)
4 - One of these may bring true happiness. [Clover]
7 - A spell of leavetaking. [Rurouni Kenshin]
9 - The difference between Black and White and Heaven and Earth. [??, X/1999]
10 - Kenshin's preferred mode of transport, according to the opening. [Rurouni Kenshin]
12 - Former shadow guards of the shogunate at Edo. [Rurouni Kenshin]
13 - Allen never knew he had one. [Vision of Escaflowne]
15 - A prestigious school with a history of torment. [Hana yori Dango]
17 - Beloved parents and lost rulers. (9-Down) [Vision of Escaflowne]
20 - A double wound that cannot be forgiven. [Rurouni Kenshin]
21 - The F4 member who loves Quiet. (42-Down) [Hana yori Dango]
23 - The Name of Kenshin's past self. (25-Down) [Rurouni Kenshin]
25 - Fleet-footed brother of the Ice Princess [Yuu Yuu Hakusho]
27 - Hunters of Starwind. [Outlaw Star]
28 - Jiro Yamada's True Name. [Martian Successor Nadesico]
29 - Childman's number-two pupil. [Sorcerous Stabber Orphen]
30 - Commonality: Suboshi, Hokuto, Eriya [Fushigi Yuugi, Tokyo Babylon, Vision of Escaflowne]
32 - Distinguishing spiritual feature. (29-Down) [Yuu Yuu Hakusho]
33 - Leopard-tailed Spirit guide of the White Tiger. [Dark Angel]
35 - Commonality: Nausicaa, Kiki, San [Nausicaa of the Valley of Wind, Kiki's Delivery Service, Princess Mononoke]
37 - An invisible martial fashion statement. [Vision of Escaflowne]
40 - Accursed dragon with a fondness for runeswords and foul-mouthed sorcerors. [Sorcerous Stabber Orphen]
44 - Commonality: No Disc, Second Donut, Memories [Cowboy Bebop, Trigun, Ayashi no Ceres??]
46 - Akio's minions. [Revolutionary Girl Utena]
47 - Mad scientist of the Red Ribbon Army. [Dragonball]
48 - Commonality: Kamui, Yue, Van [X/1999, Cardcaptor Sakura, Vision of Escaflowne]
50 - Spike's old posse or Van's ancestors. [Cowboy Bebop, Vision of Escaflowne]
51 - Home of the Real Folk Blues. [Cowboy Bebop]
52 - Old-style expression for a computer username. [-Freebie-]
53 - What Yukino wouldn't be caught dead wearing. (18-Down) [KareKano/His and Her Circumstances]
54 - Country of origin for the codenames of Aya, Ken, Yoji, and Omi. [Weiss Kreuz]
55 - Nergal's semi-robotic mobile suit armor (first name). [Martian Successor Nadesico]
DOWN
(Series names are in brackets for each clue.)
1 - It is said to be the tears of Shira-hime. [Shira-hime Shou/Stories of Shira-hime]
2 - Traditional headquarters of the Sumeragi clan. [Tokyo Babylon, X/1999]
3 - A 3-Leafed twin. (4-Across) [Clover]
4 - The land of wishes and regrets. [Magic Knights Rayearth]
5 - A door to a Valentine. [Cowboy Bebop]
6 - Kyuupachi's ("Number 19") blasť designer. [Martian Successor Nadesico]
8 - Nanami's designer necklace turned her into one. [Revolutionary Girl Utena]
9 - The wartorn land protected by dragons. [Vision of Escaflowne]
11 - One of the three ranking forces in the Galactic Frontier. [Outlaw Star]
13 - Ko-enma's gift to a prematurely deceased juvenile delinquent. [Yuu Yuu Hakusho]
14 - Kazuhiko's enchanting charge. [Clover]
16 - Revolutionary opposition to the Shinsen-gumi. [Rurouni Kenshin]
18 - Yukino's two-faced blackmailer [KareKano/His and Her Circumstances]
19 - Freeza's tame warrior-prince [Dragonball Z]
22 - Keeps Sana-chan's teachers under Hayama's control. [Kodocha/Child's Toy]
24 - An Angelic twin who loves a sister. (26-Down) [Angel Sanctuary]
25 - The Name of Kenshin's future self. (23-Across) [Rurouni Kenshin]
26 - An Angelic twin who is loved by a sister. (24-Down) [Angel Sanctuary]
29 - Flame-haired partner in crime. (25-Across) [Yuu Yuu Hakusho]
31 - Hawaii. (42-Down) [Hana yori Dango]
34 - How Saitoh would view Yahiko's earlier profession. [Rurouni Kenshin]
36 - Shishi-o wears these like badges of honor. [Rurouni Kenshin]
38 - School for the magically gifted. (29-Across, 40-Across) [Sorcerous Stabber Orphen]
39 - Competition of strength and skill used to stretch out serials. [-Shounen Jump Freebie-]
41 - Messages from the End of the World. (46-Across) [Revolutionary Girl Utena]
42 - The F4 member who loves burnt cookies. (21-Across) [Hana yori Dango]
43 - Prince Zera's favorite time of day. [Cutey Honey F]
45 - The Guardian of the Seal. [Cardcaptor Sakura]
49 - Vash's weapon of choice. [Trigun]


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