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Solution to Puzzle #122 - July 2011 "Attitude"

The omitted letter sequences (in parentheses in the list below) AP, DE, EX, IM, OP, and RE,
and the six mystery entries may all be combined with POSE to form new words.

 

Across

  1. ADI
  2. C(AP)ITAL
  3. REPLICA
  4. TONE
  5. ACRES
  6. PRU(DE)NT
  7. APRON
  8. SETAE
  9. BREAST
  10. EARL
  11. SAID
  12. STANCE
  13. PUR
  14. DESERT
  15. ELOPE
  16. ALLOY
  17. TRUSTS
  18. CLOG
  19. DRUMS
  20. EARN
  21. TRIO
  22. BEEN
  23. GAIT
  24. (EX)ASPERATED
  25. COM

Down

  1. AL(IM)ENTARY
  2. DIS
  3. DISSENT
  4. TROPIC
  5. PEACE
  6. RUBE
  7. CART
  8. RELUME
  9. RITUAL
  10. POSSE
  11. ATONE
  12. SUP
  13. TENT
  14. ANT
  15. BARE
  16. SAGE
  17. LEAR
  18. IDA
  19. C(OP)RA
  20. DRAPE
  21. DELL
  22. NICE
  23. CRASS
  24. LOTTO
  25. PRO
  26. STE(RE)OGRAM

Kevin Wald solvedd the puzzle in 25 minutes.

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

  1. Mike Lessie Douglassvile, PA
  2. Judy Adamski Jenison, MI
  3. Priscilla Olson Framingham, MA
  4. Joe Fendel - Berkeley, CA
  5. Itai Pines Portland, OR
  6. Lewis Gee Poway, CA
  7. Rick Kasten Alexandria, VA
  8. Cathy Childs Pompano Beach, FL
  9. Al Sanders Fort Collins, CO
  10. Stan Kurzban Chappaqua, NY

Dorothy Juhlin Bank Hillsborough, NC
Robert Brown Albuquerque, NM
Eric Chipman Boulder, CO
Jim Christenson Port Townsend, WA
Charlene Coates Coatesville, PA
Henry Cook Chicago, IL
Al Damm Marshall, WI
David Durfee Bennington, VT
Keith and Elizabeth Falkner Sarasota, FL
Dina Fertig Cherry Hill, NJ
William Flis Philadelphia, PA
Stan Francuz Somewhere in Australia
Warren Fraser Marmora, Ontario, Canada
Michael N. Geselowitz Cedarhurst, NY
Peter Green Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Steve Gunter Raleigh, NC
Richard Harrison Portland, OR
Wayne Jones Worcester, NY
Paul Lustig Lakewood, OH
Steph Mabie Oxford , GA
Carol Marsh Washington, DC
Bob Mattson Smithtown, NY
Allan Mayoff San Felipe, Baja Norte, Mexico
Jackie Miller Everett, MA
Daniel J. Milton Vienna, VA
Mark Navarrete Quezon City, the Philippines
Mary Lyndal Nyberg Manhattan, KS
Patrick D. Phillips Bainbridge Island, WA
Charlie Pritzlaff Silver Spring, MD
Arnold Reich Bronxville, NY
Ned Robert Los Gatos, CA
Joe Rogers Old Greenwich, CT
Charles J. Rohrmann, Jr. Scarsdale, NY
Mordy Rosen Berkeley, CA
Arthur Schless Unionville, PA
Dexter Senft Bedford, NY
Callie and Bob Smith Massena, NY
Ashutosh Sodhani Indore, MP, India
Donald Stanley Littleton, CO
Stephen Throop Grover, NC
Steve Tice Great Falls, VA
*The Tueller Family Phoenix, AZ
Ed Wallerstein Prairie Village, KS
Jay Winter Farmington Hills, MI

*Korina, Mike, Peter, Jessica, and Margaret