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Solution to Puzzle #86 - July 2008 "Sphairistike"

The omitted letters (in parentheses in the list below) spell
TENNIS ANYONE

Across

  1. COROLLA
  2. RAPPORT
  3. S(T)EEL
  4. INSINC(E)RE
  5. GARDE(N)ER
  6. THEN
  7. AMASS
  8. SI(N)ISTER
  9. PROTEIN
  10. WIMBLEDON
  11. M(I)LANO
  12. RECAPS
  13. PIRATE
  14. TAD
  15. ROUND
  16. PIPE
  17. VEER
  18. DECENT
  19. REPLANT
  20. (S)URGING
  21. LAST

Down

  1. CONT(A)IN
  2. LINE
  3. TORCH
  4. SWARD
  5. CURT
  6. RETINA
  7. PE(N)ROSE
  8. NEMO
  9. TINGLE
  10. GARB
  11. REPTILE
  12. AMPL(Y)
  13. ETERNAL
  14. RARE
  15. CAVE
  16. GRID
  17. SODA
  18. DEPLANE
  19. ST(O)OP
  20. RELAPSE
  21. SENSOR
  22. ASPIRI(N)
  23. IMPUD(E)NT

Kevin Wald solved the puzzle in 40 minutes.

July 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. Jim McNally – Shortsville, NY
  5. Jeff Courtright – Normal, IL
  6. Lewis Gee – Poway, CA
  7. Jim Christenson – Port Townsend, WA
  8. Arthur Schless – Unionville, PA
  9. Stan Francuz – Forster NSW, Australia
  10. Gerald Hurtubise – Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


Al Backiel – Ridgewood, NJ
Peggy Bedell – Northampton, MA
Jonathan Belsky – St Louis, MO
Barry Brandes – Purdys, NY
Robert Brown – Albuquerque, NM
Henry Cook – Chicago, IL
Patricia Coppersmith – Venice, FL
Norman W. Davis – Englewood, NJ
David Durfee – Petersburgh, NY
Keith and Elizabeth Falkner – Sarasota, FL
Dina Fertig – Cherry Hill, NJ
Dwight Freund – Sacramento, CA
Dick Holmes – Lake Bluff, IL
Edward Gee – Richmond, VA
Michael N. Geselowitz – Cedarhurst, NY
John Gliessman – Seattle, WA
Max Goodman – Chicago, IL
Yohma Gray – Evanston, IL
Ralph Jones – Aurora, CO
Wayne Jones – Worcester, NY
Dave Kaplan – New City, NY
Rick Kasten – Alexandria, VA
Mike Lessie – Douglassvile, PA
Richard Letourneau – Bonita Springs, FL
Paul Lustig – Lakewood, OH
Carol Marsh – Greensboro, NC
Roy McLeese – Washington, DC
Daniel J. Milton – Vienna, VA
Cathy Moran – Studio City, CA
Kiki Neely – Waban, MA
Mary Lyndal Nyberg – Manhattan, KS
Priscilla Olson – Framingham, MA
Charles Ray – North Potomac, MD
Stan Rehm – Madison, WI
Ned Robert – Los Gatos, CA
Sue Roberts – Tucson, AZ
Charles J. Rohrmann, Jr. – Scarsdale, NY
Carolyn Roosevelt – Cambridge, MA
Mordy Rosen – Berkeley, CA
Al Sanders – Fort Collins, CO
Joe Schrader – Hillsboro, OR
Dexter Senft – Bedford, NY
Carolyn G. and Robert M. Smith – Massena, NY
Donald Stanley – Littleton, CO
Edward Stejskal – Raleigh, NC
John Stuelpnagel – Baltimore, MD
Steve Tice – Great Falls, VA
Claire Trazenfeld – Crownsville, MD
Margaret Webster – Medford, MA
Thomas Wilson – South Williamsport, PA
Jay Winter – Farmington Hills, MI