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Solution to Puzzle #72 - May 2007 "Mark My Words"

The mystery entries are shown in red in the grid above and the list below.

Across

    .1. COMMA
    .2. AGAVE
    .3. HONOR
    .4. SNIPE
    .5. TYPE
    .6. NUTS
    .7. RENO
    .8. PRAWN
    .9. RODMAN
    10. HALO
    11. GYP
    12. WASTE
    13. PUNCTUATION
    14. ESTRUS
    15. GUARD
    16. REVOLVERS
    17. NOISE
    18. FLARE
    19. KAYO
    20. ENTER
    21. SWEDE
    22. DROPSY
    23. COLON

Down

    .1. COPRA
    .2. PERIOD
    .3. ONEAL
    .4. USE
    .5. SERMON
    .6. WONT
    .7. VENOM
    .8. RUNG
    .9. CROFT
    10. PASTRY
    11. TULLE
    12. SANS
    13. OPUS
    14. VARY
    15. GIRD
    16. WAGER
    17. SCAPE
    18. MATURE
    19. WOVEN
    20. ASIA
    21. SKELETON
    22. TORNADO
    23. HYPHEN
    24, DOYEN

Kevin Wald solved the puzzle in 25 minutes.

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

1. Stan Kurzban – Chappaqua, NY
2. Max Goodman – Chicago, IL
3. Al Damm – Marshall, WI
4. Kris Green – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
5. Edward Gee – Richmond, VA
6. Brian Fletcher – Rochester, NY
7. Jim McNally – Shortsville, NY
8. Peter Green – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
9. Judy Adamski – Jenison, MI
10. Dwight Freund – Sacramento, CA

Jonathan Belsky – St Louis, MO
Ed Binkowski – New York, NY
Barry Brandes – Purdys, NY
Robert Brown – Albuquerque, NM
Jim Christenson – Port Townsend, WA
Charlene Coates – Coatesville, PA
Henry Cook – Chicago, IL
Elaine Cullinan – Valencia, PA
David Durfee – Petersburgh, NY
Keith and Elizabeth Falkner – Sarasota, FL
Dina Fertig – Cherry Hill, NJ
Matthew Field – London, UK
Stan Francuz – Forster NSW, Australia
Lewis Gee – Poway, CA
John Gliessman – Seattle, WA
Paul Gordon – Northbrook, IL
Yohma Gray – Evanston, IL
Tony Greanias – Saginaw, MI
Richard Greenwald – New City, NY
Brian Hagen – Millbrae, CA
Gerald Hurtubise – Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Grace Janeshek – Lake Jackson, TX
Wayne Jones – Worcester, NY
Al Kahn – Houston, TX
Douglas Kaiser – Deep Gap, NC
Dave Kaplan – New York, NY
Rick Kasten – Alexandria, VA
Eliot Kieval – NewYork, NY
Mike Lessie – Douglassvile, PA
Carol Marsh – Greensboro, NC
Allan Mayoff – San Felipe, Baja Norte, Mexico
Roy McLeese – Washington, DC
Thomas Miller – Hollywood, CA
Daniel J. Milton – Vienna, VA
Kiki Neely – Waban, MA
Mary Lyndal Nyberg – Manhattan, KS
Priscilla Olson – Framingham, MA
Bob Petitto – Carol Stream, IL
Patrick D. Phillips – Bainbridge Island, WA
Paul Roberge – Exeter, NH
Ned Robert – Los Gatos, CA
Sue Roberts – Tucson, AZ
Carolyn Roosevelt – Cambridge, MA
Mordy Rosen – Berkeley, CA
Andrew Rosenberg – Brooklyn, NY
Arthur Schless – Unionville, PA
Dexter Senft – Bedford, NY
Carolyn G. & Robert M. Smith – Massena, NY
Edward Stejskal – Raleigh, NC
Steve Tice – Great Falls, VA
Claire Trazenfeld – Crownsville, MD
Ed Wallerstein – Prairie Village, KS
Margaret Webster – Medford, MA
Thomas Wilson – South Williamsport, PA
Jay Winter – Farmington Hills, MI