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Solution to Puzzle #87 - August 2008 "Hell's Angels"

The omitted letters (in parentheses in the list below) spell
PARADISE LOST

Across

  1. LUCIFER
  2. TEM(P)LE
  3. DELEG(A)TE
  4. LOAM
  5. OVERRAN
  6. INCUR
  7. ANTE
  8. MILDER
  9. AD(R)OIT
  10. MOLEST
  11. BEELZEBUB
  12. TRI(A)L
  13. LEERE(D)
  14. MARINADE
  15. SHEET
  16. ICED
  17. INTENSE
  18. DEMENT(I)A
  19. CAUSE
  20. TAPER
  21. MAMMON

Down

  1. LEMUR
  2. TRICE
  3. TUDOR
  4. (S)ABINE
  5. MACE
  6. (E)VADE
  7. LADE
  8. PILE
  9. NOEL
  10. DINE
  11. FERTILE
  12. (L)ENT
  13. REGRET
  14. ZEST
  15. AM(O)R
  16. (S)TAMMER
  17. HECATE
  18. NIOBE
  19. ENAMEL
  20. ILLUME
  21. SUMMON
  22. DEBATE
  23. SOLACE
  24. STRIDEN(T)

Kevin Wald solved the puzzle in 30 minutes.

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

  1. Judy Adamski – Jenison, MI
  2. Mike Lessie – Douglassvile, PA
  3. Darreby Ambler – Bath, ME
  4. Lewis Gee – Poway, CA
  5. Jim McNally – Shortsville, NY
  6. Dina Fertig – Cherry Hill, NJ
  7. Jim Christenson – Port Townsend, WA
  8. Charles J. Rohrmann, Jr. – Scarsdale, NY
  9. Stan Kurzban – Chappaqua, NY
  10. Ralph Jones – Aurora, CO


Al Backiel – Ridgewood, NJ
Peggy Bedell – Northampton, MA
Ed Binkowski – New York, NY
Robert Brown – Albuquerque, NM
Henry Cook – Chicago, IL
Patricia Coppersmith – Venice, FL
Jeff Courtright – Normal, IL
Norman W. Davis – Englewood, NJ
Barbara Featherston – St. Louis, MO
Stan Francuz – Forster NSW, Australia
Dwight Freund – Sacramento, CA
Edward Gee – Richmond, VA
Michael N. Geselowitz – Cedarhurst, NY
Yohma Gray – Evanston, IL
Kris Green – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Peter Green – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
George Griffin – Las Vegas, NV
Brian Hagen – Millbrae, CA
Dick Holmes – Lake Bluff, IL
Wayne Jones – Worcester, NY
Dorothy Juhlin – Hillsborough, NC
Douglas Kaiser – Deep Gap, NC
Dave Kaplan – New City, NY
Rick Kasten – Alexandria, VA
Steve Kinsky – Denver, CO
Doug Kouril –
Richard Letourneau – Bonita Springs, FL
Paul Lustig – Lakewood, OH
Daniel J. Milton – Vienna, VA
Kiki Neely – Waban, MA
Mary Lyndal Nyberg – Manhattan, KS
Priscilla Olson – Framingham, MA
Patrick D. Phillips – Bainbridge Island, WA
Charles Ray – North Potomac, MD
Stan Rehm – Madison, WI
Ned Robert – Los Gatos, CA
Mordy Rosen – Berkeley, CA
Carolyn Roosevelt – Cambridge, MA
Arthur Schless – Unionville, PA
Joe Schrader – Hillsboro, OR
Dexter Senft – Bedford, NY
Carolyn G. & Robert M. Smith – Massena, NY
Donald Stanley – Littleton, CO
Edward Stejskal – Raleigh, NC
John Stuelpnagel – Baltimore, MD
Steve Tice – Great Falls, VA
Claire Trazenfeld – Crownsville, MD
Ed Wallerstein – Prairie Village, KS
Margaret Webster – Medford, MA
Thomas Wilson – South Williamsport, PA
Jay Winter – Farmington Hills, MI