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Solution to Puzzle #107 - April 2010 "Bull"

The omitted letters (in parentheses in the list below) spell
TARGET PRACTICE

 

Across

  1. BULLE(T)IN
  2. BEGGAR
  3. PILL(A)GE
  4. PRESENT
  5. HARRIET
  6. SKATE
  7. TAPAS
  8. DRAMA
  9. RETE
  10. RICE
  11. CELE(R)Y
  12. ETON
  13. EVA
  14. SURE
  15. DEME
  16. PERK
  17. MIME
  18. (G)RISTLE
  19. EASE
  20. CATFISH
  21. S(E)RENE
  22. STOVE
  23. (T)EPID
  24. IM(P)LORE

Down

  1. B(R)ASS
  2. REVELS
  3. EUREKA
  4. CARE
  5. HELP
  6. NAMES(A)KE
  7. SPLIT
  8. TAL(C)UM
  9. ARIEL
  10. (T)HERE
  11. RISE
  12. DILATE
  13. YEMEN
  14. INGRATE
  15. DECEMBER
  16. PETER
  17. A(I)SLE
  18. PI(C)ARO
  19. MITT
  20. OGRE
  21. SINES
  22. FORGET
  23. D(E)CEPTIVE

Kevin Wald solved the puzzle in 30 minutes.

April Puzzle Solvers
(The first ten are listed in the order their solutions were received, the others alphabetically)

  1. Stan Kurzban Chappaqua, NY
  2. Judy Adamski Jenison, MI
  3. Darreby Ambler Bath, ME
  4. Dina Fertig Cherry Hill, NJ
  5. Daniel J. Milton Vienna, VA
  6. Ned Robert Los Gatos, CA
  7. Jim Christenson Port Townsend, WA
  8. Al Sanders Fort Collins, CO
  9. Dwight Freund Sacramento, CA
  10. Carolyn G. & Robert M. Smith Massena, NY

Dale Ashworth San Francisco, CA
Albin Avgher Baltimore, MD
Al Backiel Ridgewood, NJ
Robert Brown Albuquerque, NM
Cathy Childs Pompano Beach, FL
Henry Cook Chicago, IL
David Coverdale Bowling Green, KY
Al Damm Marshall, WI
Norman W. Davis Englewood, NJ
Keith Falkner Sarasota, FL
Barbara Featherston St. Louis, MO
Juan Carlos Fernandez West Hollywood, CA
Matthew Field London, UK
Stan Francuz Deloraine, Tas, Australia
Warren Fraser Marmora, Ontario, Canada
Dwight Freund Sacramento, CA
Edward Gee Richmond, VA
Lewis Gee Poway, CA
Michael N. Geselowitz Cedarhurst, NY
John Gliessman Seattle, WA
Wayne Gooley Forster NSW, Australia
Paul Gordon Northbrook, IL
Kris Green Toronto, Ontario, Canada
George Griffin Las Vegas, NV
Grace Janeshek Lake Jackson, TX
Ralph Jones Aurora, CO
Wayne Jones Worcester, NY
Natasha Julius Chicago, IL
Dave Kaplan New City, NY
Rick Kasten Alexandria, VA
Doug Kouril Arlington, VA
Mike Lessie Douglassvile, PA
Richard Letourneau Bonita Springs, FL
Paul Lustig Lakewood, OH
Mark Navarrete Quezon City, the Phillipines
Mary Lyndal Nyberg Manhattan, KS
Andrew Oakes Half Moon Bay, CA
Priscilla Olson Framingham, MA
Huw Powell Lee, NH
Charlie Pritzlaff Silver Spring, MD
Charles Ray Harare, Zimbabwe
Charles J. Rohrmann, Jr. Scarsdale, NY
Mordy Rosen Berkeley, CA
Arthur Schless Unionville, PA
Joe Schrader Hillsboro, OR
Dexter Senft Bedford, NY
Donald Stanley Littleton, CO
Edward Stejskal Raleigh, NC
John Stuelpnagel Baltimore, MD
Stephen Throop Grover, NC
Steve Tice Great Falls, VA
Claire Trazenfeld Crownsville, MD
Margaret Webster Medford, MA
Thomas Wilson South Williamsport, PA
Jay Winter Farmington Hills, MI
Mike Wolstein Chicago, IL