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Solution to Puzzle #26--July 2003 "Movie Stars"

solution grid

In the list below, mystery words are in italics, and parentheses around a letter mean that it must be omitted before the word will fit in the grid. The omitted letters spell WALT DISNEY.

Across

  1. MICKEY
  2. MOUSE
  3. INVERSE
  4. PRELATE
  5. SHUTTER
  6. EMOTE
  7. (W)ASTE
  8. PORING
  9. IMPAIR
  10. (A)SIDE
  11. ANT(L)ER
  12. DIETER
  13. BEE
  14. STEAM
  15. SPILL
  16. REARM
  17. APOGEE
  18. SHRED
  19. RUS(T)ICATE
  20. ANO(D)YNE
  21. DONALD
  22. DUCK

Down

  1. MIAMI
  2. DEPOSE
  3. INTONE
  4. RIGID
  5. C(I)VET
  6. GABLE
  7. COKE
  8. SEINE
  9. LEANER
  10. HAM(S)TER
  11. STAY
  12. SUSPE(N)SE
  13. HELMET
  14. TARTAR(E)
  15. ADOPT
  16. EIDER
  17. ENDURE
  18. PRIAM
  19. DOUSE
  20. ROSEMARY
  21. CELERIT(Y)
  22. SPUNK

July solvers in chronological order
Roger Phillips - London, UK
Michael Moetell - Washington, DC
Dwight Freund - Sacramento, California
Thomas Wilson - South Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Mary Lyndal Nyberg - Manhattan, Kansas
Dick Plotz - Providence, Rhode Island
Stan Kurzban - Chappaqua, New York
Carolyn Roosevelt - Cambridge, Massachusetts
Arthur Schless - Unionville, Pennsylvania
Rick Kasten - Alexandria, Virginia
Tony Greanias - Saginaw, Michigan
David Durfee - Petersburgh, New York
S. Venkatraghavan - Mumbai, India
Peggy Bedell - Northampton, Massachusetts
Jim McNally - Shortsville, New York
John Miller - Chesterfield, Virginia
Charlene Coates - Coatesville, Pennsylvania
Claire Trazenfeld - Crownsville, Maryland
Joe Rogers - Old Greenwich, Connecticut
Ed Stejskal - Raleigh, North Carolina
Carol Marsh - Greensboro, North Carolina
Matt Field - Nassau, New York
Elaine Woontner - Marion, Indiana
Joe Schrader - Melba ACT, Australia
Norman Crawford - Ocean Pines, Maryland
Jon Delfin - New York, New York
Kiki Neely - Waban, Massachusetts
Carolyn Fox - Midland, Michigan
Joyce Friedman - Cambridge, Massacjusetts
Judy Vogel - Altamonte Springs, Florida
Paul Noack - West Bloomfield, Michigan
Elaine Cullinan - Valencia, Pennsylvania
Robert M. and Carolyn G. Smith - Massena, New York
Patrick Phillips - Bainbridge Island, Washington
Wayne Scott - Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Bob Colonna - Providence, Rhode Island
William I. Johnston - Watertown, Massachusetts
Stan Francuz - Forster, NSW, Australia
Ron Sweet - Hacienda Heights, California
Jonathan Belsky - St Louis, Missouri
Kerry Cunningham - Torrance, California
Yohma Gray - Evanston, Illinois
William Lane - Falmouth, Massachusetts
Eliot Kieval - New York, New York
Max Good - Chicago, Illinois
Judith Bagai - Portland, Oregon
Mark Manasse - San Francisco, California

July solvers in alphabetical order
Judith Bagai - Portland Oregon
Peggy Bedell - Northampton, Massachusetts
Jonathan Belsky - St Louis, Missouri
Charlene Coates - Coatesville, Pennsylvania
Bob Colonna - Providence, Rhode Island
Norman Crawford - Ocean Pines, Maryland
Elaine Cullinan - Valencia, Pennsylvania
Kerry Cunningham - Torrance, California
Jon Delfin - New York, New York
David Durfee - Petersburgh, New York
Matt Field - Nassau, New York
Carolyn Fox - Midland, Michigan
Stan Francuz - Forster, NSW, Australia
Dwight Freund - Sacramento, California
Joyce Friedman - Cambridge, Massachusetts
Max Good - Chicago, Illinois
Yohma Gray - Evanston, Illinois
Tony Greanias - Saginaw, Michigan
William I. Johnston - Watertown, Massachusetts
Rick Kasten - Alexandria, Virginia
Eliot Kieval - New York, New York
Stan Kurzban - Chappaqua, New York
William Lane - Falmouth, Massachusetts
Mark Manasse - San Francisco, California
Carol Marsh - Greensboro, North Carolina
Jim McNally - Shortsville, New York
John Miller - Chesterfield, Virginia
Michael Moetell - Washington, DC
Kiki Neely - Waban, Massachusetts
Paul Noack - West Bloomfield, Michigan
Mary Lyndal Nyberg - Manhattan, Kansas
Patrick Phillips - Bainbridge Island, Washington
Roger Phillips - London, United Kingdom
Dick Plotz - Providence, Rhode Island
Joe Rogers - Old Greenwich, Connecticut
Carolyn Roosevelt - Cambridge, Massachusetts
Arthur Schless - Unionville, Pennsylvania
Joe Schrader - Melba ACT, Australia
Wayne Scott - Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Robert M. and Carolyn G. Smith - Massena, New York
Ed Stejskal - Raleigh, North Carolina
Ron Sweet - Hacienda Heights, California
Claire Trazenfeld - Crownsville, Maryland
S. Venkatraghavan - Mumbai, India
Judy Vogel - Altamonte Springs, Florida
Thomas Wilson - South Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Elaine Woontner - Marion, Indiana