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Solution to Puzzle #85 - June 2008 "Shall We Dance?"

Across

  1. WITS
  2. MUTILATE
  3. TOPICS
  4. MADE
  5. SUPINE
  6. TARGET
  7. BARONET
  8. PEACE
  9. ZERO
  10. WEAN
  11. SORT
  12. SWING
  13. SATANIC
  14. ASIATIC
  15. SARACEN
  16. PILOT
  17. SAGO
  18. DEEM
  19. PARADE
  20. SUPPER
  21. SOLES
  22. ACROBAT

Down

  1. WEST COAST
  2. ROI
  3. TUBER
  4. NASAL
  5. TOPAZ
  6. TIRADE
  7. SPIRES
  8. CAGES
  9. MINOR
  10. WACO
  11. SAUCE
  12. NOISE
  13. DUCT
  14. STEW
  15. NINE
  16. PRIMATE
  17. GAPE
  18. POLAR
  19. PASTIME
  20. BADGE
  21. NAIL
  22. PRATE
  23. EAST COAST

Kevin Wald solved the puzzle in 25 minutes.

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

Note: Not all solvers were aware that "east coast" and "west coast" are two of many different versions of the dance called "swing."

  1. Kris Green – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  2. Judy Adamski – Jenison, MI
  3. Stan Kurzban – Chappaqua, NY
  4. Dina Fertig – Cherry Hill, NJ
  5. Mike Lessie – Douglassvile, PA
  6. Lewis Gee – Poway, CA
  7. Thomas Wilson – South Williamsport, PA
  8. Darreby Ambler – Bath, ME
  9. Jim Christenson – Port Townsend, WA
  10. Sue Roberts – Tucson, AZ


Al Backiel – Ridgewood, NJ
Peggy Bedell – Northampton, MA
Jonathan Belsky – St Louis, MO
Ed Binkowski – New York, NY
Barry Brandes – Purdys, NY
Robert Brown – Albuquerque, NM
Debbie Carter – Auburn, NY
Charlene Coates – Coatesville, PA
Henry Cook – Chicago, IL
Patricia Coppersmith – Venice, FL
Keith and Elizabeth Falkner – Sarasota, FL
Matthew Field – London, UK
Brian Fletcher – Rochester, NY
Carolyn Fox – Midland, MI
Stan Francuz – Forster NSW, Australia
Dwight Freund – Sacramento, CA
Edward Gee – Richmond, VA
Michael N. Geselowitz – Cedarhurst, NY
John Gliessman – Seattle, WA
Yohma Gray – Evanston, IL
Peter Green – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Richard Greenwald – New City, NY
Gerald Hurtubise – Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Ralph Jones – Aurora, CO
Dave Kaplan – New City, NY
Rick Kasten – Alexandria, VA
Eliot Kieval – NewYork, NY
Richard Letourneau – Bonita Springs, FL
Paul Lustig – Lakewood, OH
Allan Mayoff – San Felipe, Baja Norte, Mexico
Roy McLeese – Washington, DC
Jim McNally – Shortsville, NY
Daniel J. Milton – Vienna, VA
Cathy Moran – Studio City, CA
Kiki Neely – Waban, MA
Paul Noack – West Bloomfield, MI
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
Charles J. Rohrmann, Jr. – Scarsdale, NY
Mordy Rosen – Berkeley, CA
Andrew Rosenberg – Brooklyn, NY
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
Joan B. Strassman – Belmont, MA
John Stuelpnagel – Baltimore, MD
Steve Tice – Great Falls, VA
Ed Wallerstein – Prairie Village, KS
Margaret Webster – Medford, MA
Jay Winter – Farmington Hills, MI