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Solution to Puzzle #127 - December 2011 "Dreaming"

The omitted letters (in parentheses in the list below) spell
WHITE CHRISTMAS

 

Across

  1. IRVING
  2. LOOP
  3. CRE(W)
  4. EC(H)ELON
  5. PARODY
  6. STEW
  7. APRON
  8. ENTRA(I)N
  9. TUSSIS
  10. PEOPLE
  11. ROBE
  12. SPEL(T)
  13. SOLELY
  14. SPELLER
  15. IRMA
  16. BAR
  17. MEDIAT(E)
  18. (C)AVIL
  19. PARIS(H)
  20. RENIN
  21. CAREEN
  22. PATAGONIA
  23. BERLIN

Down

  1. IRONIES
  2. BING
  3. RED(R)ESS
  4. PAL
  5. COVEY
  6. N(I)PPER
  7. PANIC
  8. STEEL
  9. MARINE
  10. (S)TROLLER
  11. EAGLE(T)
  12. APSE
  13. DI(M)E
  14. BLOWN
  15. LORIS
  16. NEONATE
  17. LIAR
  18. PROP
  19. PURER
  20. TEAL
  21. PAR(A)SOL
  22. MANTI(S)
  23. CROSBY
  24. AVIAN

Kevin Wald solved the puzzle in 50 minutes.

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

  1. Judy Adamski Jenison, MI
  2. Mark Navarrete Quezon City, the Philippines
  3. Stephen Throop Grover, NC
  4. Donald R. Spaulding Los Altos, CA
  5. Jackie Miller Everett, MA
  6. Daniel J. Milton Vienna, VA
  7. Eliot Kieval New York, NY
  8. Stan Kurzban Chappaqua, NY
  9. Dave Kaplan New City, NY
  10. Dina Fertig Cherry Hill, NJ

William Alcorn Cleveland Heights, OH
Dale Ashworth San Francisco, CA
Al Backiel Ridgewood, NJ
Robert Brown Albuquerque, NM
Cathy Childs Pompano Beach, FL
Eric Chipman Boulder, CO
Jim Christenson Port Townsend, WA
Henry Cook Chicago, IL
Al Damm Marshall, WI
Keith and Elizabeth Falkner Sarasota, FL
Yossi Fendel Berkeley, CA
William Flis Philadelphia, PA
Stan Francuz Somewhere in Australia
Warren Fraser Marmora, Ontario, Canada
Edward Gee Richmond, VA
Lewis Gee Poway, CA
Steve Gunter Raleigh, NC
Craig Harman Alexandria, VA
Richard Harrison Portland, OR
Ralph Jones Aurora, CO
Wayne Jones Worcester, NY
Rick Kasten Alexandria, VA
Doug Kouril Arlington, VA
Mike Lessie Douglassvile, PA
Richard Letourneau Bonita Springs, FL
Andy Lewis Berkeley, CA
Paul Lustig Lakewood, OH
Steph Mabie Oxford , GA
Bob Mattson Smithtown, NY
Mary Lyndal Nyberg Manhattan, KS
Itai Pines Portland, OR
Huw Powell Lee, NH
Charlie Pritzlaff Silver Spring, MD
Arnold Reich Bronxville, NY
Ned Robert Los Gatos, CA
Joe Rogers Old Greenwich, CT
Charles J. Rohrmann, Jr. Scarsdale, NY
Carolyn Roosevelt Cambridge, MA
Mordy Rosen Berkeley, CA
Al Sanders Fort Collins, CO
Arthur Schless Unionville, PA
Dexter Senft Bedford, NY
Callie and Bob Smith Massena, NY
Ashutosh Sodhani Indore, MP, India
Donald Stanley Littleton, CO
Steve Tice Great Falls, VA
Margaret Webster Medford, MA
Thomas Wilson South Williamsport, PA
Jay Winter Farmington Hills, MI
Barbara Wohlgemuth Austin, TX