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Solution to Puzzle #46 - March 2005 "And now for something completely different"

T must be removed from all words containing it before they will fit in the grid, as indicated by parentheses in the list below.

Across

  1. (T)EE OFF
  2. GRUFF
  3. SOFA
  4. SWEAR
  5. AWARE
  6. VALUE
  7. KALE
  8. ARMOR
  9. S(T)RIPE
  10. DULCE(T)
  11. CERISE
  12. DRAIN
  13. (T)ANDEM
  14. (T)ONUS
  15. AVERAGE
  16. EX(T)END
  17. INS(T)AN(T)
  18. LESS
  19. ES(T)EEM
  20. CAMEO
  21. MIND
  22. INSE(T)
  23. SA(T)IRE
  24. (T)ENOR

Down

  1. ERODE
  2. ARROW
  3. SAFARI
  4. FRINGE
  5. PARVENU
  6. ADDAX
  7. INSEMINA(T)E
  8. FLU(T)E
  9. GEN(T)LEMEN
  10. SINFUL
  11. MENSES
  12. CODE
  13. ROSE
  14. CO(T)ED
  15. ASEA
  16. MIS(T)ER
  17. (T)OKEN
  18. FAC(T)UAL
  19. (T)ESSERA
  20. WAIVER
  21. S(T)EAMER
Kevin Wald solved the puzzle in an hour and forty minutes.

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Judy Adamski – Jenison, MI
Elaine Woontner – Marion, IN
Mike Lessie – Douglassvile, PA
Eliot Kieval – NewYork, NY
Arthur Schless – Unionville, PA
David Durfee – Petersburgh, NY
Dwight Freund – Sacramento, CA
Robert M. and Carolyn G. Smith – Massena, NY
Stan Kurzban – Chappaqua, NY
Tony Greanias – Saginaw, MI
Kris Green – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Roy McLeese – Washington, DC
Robert Brown – Albuquerque, NM
Bob Petitto – Carol Stream, IL
Edward Stejskal – Raleigh, NC
Carolyn Roosevelt – Cambridge, MA
Rick Kasten – Alexandria, VA
Ned Robert – Los Gatos, CA
Charlene Coates – Coatesville, PA
Erich Peterson – Grand Rapids, MI
Richard Showstack – Newport Beach, CA
Max Goodman – Chicago, IL
Jane Wright – Vancouver, BC, Canada

Alphabetically
Judy Adamski – Jenison, MI
Robert Brown – Albuquerque, NM
Charlene Coates – Coatesville, PA
David Durfee – Petersburgh, NY
Dwight Freund – Sacramento, CA
Max Goodman – Chicago, IL
Tony Greanias – Saginaw, MI
Kris Green – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Rick Kasten – Alexandria, VA
Eliot Kieval – NewYork, NY
Stan Kurzban – Chappaqua, NY
Mike Lessie – Douglassvile, PA
Roy McLeese – Washington, DC
Erich Peterson – Grand Rapids, MI
Bob Petitto – Carol Stream, IL
Ned Robert – Los Gatos, CA
Carolyn Roosevelt – Cambridge, MA
Arthur Schless – Unionville, PA
Richard Showstack – Newport Beach, CA
Robert M. and Carolyn G. Smith – Massena, NY
Edward Stejskal – Raleigh, NC
Elaine Woontner – Marion, IN
Jane Wright – Vancouver, BC, Canada