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Solution to Puzzle #106 - March 2010 "Seesaw"

The omitted letters (in parentheses in the list below) spell
UP AND DOWN

 

Across

  1. FR(U)GAL
  2. ICON
  3. ANORAK
  4. STO(P)PAGE
  5. MODEL
  6. S(A)AR
  7. CEME(N)T
  8. IN(D)EBTED
  9. DANCE
  10. EVA(D)E
  11. FLEET
  12. ALVIN
  13. LEAN
  14. TERM
  15. ANGER
  16. ROASTER
  17. SEXTET
  18. MONSTER
  19. Z(O)OM
  20. SEPIA
  21. (W)ELCOME
  22. CREASE
  23. FORE(N)SIC

Down

  1. FOMENT
  2. ESOPER REPOSE
  3. ROTCART TRACTOR
  4. NIAGA AGAIN
  5. DIEL
  6. MESA
  7. SAKE
  8. NEVAR RAVEN
  9. TEELS SLEET
  10. LEVINS SNIVEL
  11. ELFITS STIFLE
  12. BANGER
  13. COCOA
  14. TELEX
  15. ZORO
  16. PREFER
  17. TOM
  18. ENAC CANE
  19. DLAREME EMERALD
  20. SAGE
  21. DENOTS STONED
  22. CINEMA
  23. ETAMERC CREMATE

Kevin Wald solved the puzzle in 35 minutes.

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

  1. Darreby Ambler Bath, ME
  2. Judy Adamski Jenison, MI
  3. Stan Kurzban Chappaqua, NY
  4. Mike Lessie Douglassvile, PA
  5. Arthur Schless Unionville, PA
  6. Dave Kaplan New City, NY
  7. Ned Robert Los Gatos, CA
  8. Charles J. Rohrmann, Jr. Scarsdale, NY
  9. Al Sanders Fort Collins, CO
  10. Carolyn G. & Robert M. Smith Massena, NY

Dale Ashworth San Francisco, CA
Albin Avgher Baltimore, MD
Al Backiel Ridgewood, NJ
Robert Brown Albuquerque, NM
Cathy Childs Pompano Beach, FL
Jim Christenson Port Townsend, WA
Charlene Coates Coatesville, PA
Henry Cook Chicago, IL
Patricia Coppersmith Venice, FL
Jeff Courtright Bloomington, IL
Al Damm Marshall, WI
Keith and Elizabeth Falkner Sarasota, FL
Barbara Featherston St. Louis, MO
Dina Fertig Cherry Hill, NJ
Stan Francuz Somewhere in Australia
Warren Fraser Marmora, Ontario, Canada
Dwight Freund Sacramento, CA
Lewis Gee Poway, CA
Michael N. Geselowitz Cedarhurst, NY
John Gliessman Seattle, WA
Wayne Gooley Forster NSW, Australia
Kris Green Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Peter Green Toronto, Ontario, Canada
George Griffin Las Vegas, NV
Dick Holmes Lake Bluff, IL
Wayne Jones Worcester, NY
Natasha Julius Chicago, IL
Douglas Kaiser Deep Gap, NC
Rick Kasten Alexandria, VA
Doug Kouril Arlington, VA
Richard Letourneau Bonita Springs, FL
Paul Lustig Lakewood, OH
Daniel J. Milton Vienna, VA
Mark Navarrete Quezon City, the Phillipines
Mary Lyndal Nyberg Manhattan, KS
Priscilla Olson Framingham, MA
Huw Powell Lee, NH
Charlie Pritzlaff Silver Spring, MD
Charles Ray Harare, Zimbabwe
Arnold Reich Bronxville, NY
Joe Rogers Old Greenwich, CT
Mordy Rosen Berkeley, CA
Dexter Senft Bedford, NY
Donald Stanley Littleton, CO
Edward Stejskal Raleigh, NC
John Stuelpnagel Baltimore, MD
Stephen Throop Grover, NC
Steve Tice Great Falls, VA
Claire Trazenfeld Crownsville, MD
Margaret Webster Medford, MA
Thomas Wilson South Williamsport, PA
Jay Winter Farmington Hills, MI