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Solution to Puzzle #84 - May 2008 "X"

X = CRISS-CROSS

Across

  1. ASTOR
  2. EMCEE
  3. ARCANE
  4. SWING
  5. STORE
  6. SPARE
  7. ACHOO
  8. COAL
  9. CELA
  10. UTTER
  11. CRUDE
  12. PROPITIOUS
  13. TOE
  14. BILL
  15. SUSPENSE
  16. LAST
  17. SISAL
  18. THIN
  19. HAIRY
  20. TYRANT
  21. OPTICS
  22. SANG
  23. HOLE
  24. SHREW

Down

  1. ARTHUR
  2. BEHAN
  3. SCOOT
  4. OILING
  5. TAROT
  6. PLANT
  7. HONE
  8. CEIL
  9. SHOO
  10. RESORT
  11. STAPLE
  12. SPACIOUS
  13. ITEM
  14. WALRUS
  15. IRIS
  16. CIRCUS
  17. PSYCHE
  18. NEED
  19. TEATS
  20. REGALE
  21. ONLY
  22. SEASCAPE
  23. STRAW

Kevin Wald solved the puzzle in 25 minutes.

Andrew Rosenberg sent in the following URL with his solution. Check it out. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzhQoLtJA80

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

  1. Judy Adamski – Jenison, MI
  2. Dina Fertig – Cherry Hill, NJ
  3. Lewis Gee – Poway, CA
  4. Stan Kurzban – Chappaqua, NY
  5. Darreby Ambler – Bath, ME
  6. Jim Christenson – Port Townsend, WA
  7. Ralph Jones – Aurora, CO
  8. Dwight Freund – Sacramento, CA
  9. Donald W. Scott – Heeney, CO
  10. Ned Robert – Los Gatos, CA


Al Backiel – Ridgewood, NJ
Peggy Bedell – Northampton, MA
Jonathan Belsky – St Louis, MO
Robert Brown – Albuquerque, NM
Charlene Coates – Coatesville, PA
Henry Cook – Chicago, IL
Jeff Courtright – Normal, IL
Al Damm – Marshall, WI
Norman W. Davis – Englewood, NJ
Jon Delfin – New York, NY
Matthew Field – London, UK
Stan Francuz – Forster NSW, Australia
Edward Gee – Richmond, VA
Michael N. Geselowitz – Cedarhurst, NY
John Gliessman – Seattle, WA
Max Goodman – Chicago, IL
Paul Gordon – Northbrook, IL
Yohma Gray – Evanston, IL
Kris Green – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Richard Greenwald – New City, NY
Gerald Hurtubise – Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Wayne Jones – Worcester, NY
Dave Kaplan – New City, NY
Mike Lessie – Douglassvile, PA
Richard Letourneau – Bonita Springs, FL
Paul Lustig – Lakewood, OH
Allan Mayoff – San Felipe, Baja Norte, Mexico
Thomas Miller – Hollywood, CA
Daniel J. Milton – Vienna, VA
Mary Lyndal Nyberg – Manhattan, KS
Priscilla Olson – Framingham, MA
Patrick D. Phillips – Bainbridge Island, WA
Charles J. Rohrmann, Jr. – Scarsdale, NY
Carolyn Roosevelt – Cambridge, MA
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 – Denver, CO
Edward Stejskal – Raleigh, NC
John Stuelpnagel – Baltimore, MD
Claire Trazenfeld – Crownsville, MD
Ed Wallerstein – Prairie Village, KS
Margaret Webster – Medford, MA
Thomas Wilson – South Williamsport, PA
Jay Winter – Farmington Hills, MI