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Solution to Puzzle #52 - September 2005 "Rise and Fall"

The omitted letters, which spell UPS AND DOWNS, are in parentheses in the list below. Words that read up in the grid are indicated by an arrow ↑.

Across

  1. TR(U)ANT
  2. INTEM(P)ERANCE
  3. STAMP
  4. (S)WATCH
  5. TAIL
  6. PASTE
  7. ENG(A)GE
  8. TO(N)IC
  9. SAR(D)INES
  10. NERO
  11. PRALINE
  12. ART
  13. MUCH
  14. OL(D)EN
  15. M(O)IRE
  16. SACCO
  17. TORTE
  18. DENT
  19. DOS
  20. MONK
  21. OPERA
  22. CHO(W)DER
  23. WA(N)DER
  24. PARTI(S)AN

Down

  1. UPSTART ↑
  2. SEPARATE
  3. ARCANE
  4. DANCE
  5. CHAR ↑
  6. TRENCH
  7. COLIN ↑
  8. TETRAD ↑
  9. COOLING ↑
  10. PISA
  11. GENET
  12. SHANTIES
  13. ONE ↑
  14. MORTAL
  15. DORMANT ↑
  16. TEMPO
  17. ENTIRE ↑
  18. IMPAIR
  19. TREK
  20. SWEAR ↑
  21. COMEDOWN
Kevin Wald solved the puzzle in an hour and 40 minutes.

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Judy Adamski – Jenison, MI
Stan Kurzban – Chappaqua, NY
Lewis Gee – Poway, CA
Carol Marsh – Greensboro, NC
Mike Lessie – Douglassvile, PA
Rick Kasten – Alexandria, VA
Caleb Lee – Boston, MA
Arthur Schless – Unionville, PA
Dwight Freund – Sacramento, CA
Edward Gee – Richmond, VA
Priscilla Olson – Framingham, MA
Jim McNally – Shortsville, NY
Al Damm – Marshall, WI
Carolyn Roosevelt – Cambridge, MA
Kris Green – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
David Durfee – Petersburgh, NY
Jeff Courtright – Normal, IL
Dorothy Juhlin – Hillsborough, NC
Tony Greanias – Saginaw, MI
Edward Stejskal – Raleigh, NC
Mary Lyndal Nyberg – Manhattan, KS
Charlene Coates – Coatesville, PA
Thomas Wilson – South Williamsport, PA
Bob Colonna – Providence, RI
Joe Schrader – Hillsboro, OR
Elaine Woontner – Marion, IN
Stan Francuz – Forster NSW, Australia
Roy McLeese – Washington, DC
Lance Nathan – Somerville, MA
Matthew Field – London, UK
Gerald Hurtubise – Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Elizabeth Falkner – Sarasota, FL
Elaine Cullinan – Valencia, PA
Robert Brown – Albuquerque, NM
Judith Bagai – Portland, OR
Ned Robert – Los Gatos, CA
Max Goodman – Chicago, IL
Manuel Esguerra – Minneapolis, MN
Bob Petitto – Carol Stream, IL
Eliot Kieval – NewYork, NY
Debbie Carter – Auburn, NY
Daniel J. Milton – Vienna, VA
Geoff Bailey – Sydney, Australia
Peggy Bedell – Northampton, MA
Jonathan Belsky – St Louis, MO
Patrick D. Phillips – Bainbridge Island, WA
Robert M. & Carolyn G. Smith – Massena, NY
Kiki Neely – Waban, MA

Alphabetically
Judy Adamski – Jenison, MI
Judith Bagai – Portland, OR
Geoff Bailey – Sydney, Australia
Peggy Bedell – Northampton, MA
Jonathan Belsky – St Louis, MO
Robert Brown – Albuquerque, NM
Debbie Carter – Auburn, NY
Charlene Coates – Coatesville, PA
Bob Colonna – Providence, RI
Jeff Courtright – Normal, IL
Elaine Cullinan – Valencia, PA
Al Damm – Marshall, WI
David Durfee – Petersburgh, NY
Manuel Esguerra – Minneapolis, MN
Elizabeth Falkner – Sarasota, FL
Matthew Field – London, UK
Stan Francuz – Forster NSW, Australia
Dwight Freund – Sacramento, CA
Edward Gee – Richmond, VA
Lewis Gee – Poway, CA
Max Goodman – Chicago, IL
Tony Greanias – Saginaw, MI
Kris Green – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Gerald Hurtubise – Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Dorothy Juhlin – Hillsborough, NC
Rick Kasten – Alexandria, VA
Eliot Kieval – NewYork, NY
Stan Kurzban – Chappaqua, NY
Caleb Lee – Boston, MA
Mike Lessie – Douglassvile, PA
Carol Marsh – Greensboro, NC
Roy McLeese – Washington, DC
Jim McNally – Shortsville, NY
Daniel J. Milton – Vienna, VA
Lance Nathan – Somerville, MA
Kiki Neely – Waban, MA
Mary Lyndal Nyberg – Manhattan, KS
Priscilla Olson – Framingham, MA
Bob Petitto – Carol Stream, IL
Patrick D. Phillips – Bainbridge Island, WA
Ned Robert – Los Gatos, CA
Carolyn Roosevelt – Cambridge, MA
Arthur Schless – Unionville, PA
Joe Schrader – Hillsboro, OR
Robert M. & Carolyn G. Smith – Massena, NY
Edward Stejskal – Raleigh, NC
Thomas Wilson – South Williamsport, PA
Elaine Woontner – Marion, IN