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Solution to Puzzle #90 - November 2008 "Gettiing on your nerves"

The omitted letters (in parentheses in the list below) spell
NEUROSCIENTIST

Across

  1. CEDAR
  2. PANE
  3. GE(N)OME
  4. HOSPICE
  5. FROZE
  6. PAR(E)NT
  7. RESO(U)RCE
  8. VISCERAL
  9. (R)ATION
  10. TAXI
  11. RAMON Y CAJAL
  12. CHARGE
  13. ELOPE
  14. HADES
  15. ST(O)LLEN
  16. ACED
  17. LOOSER
  18. ASTI
  19. DUNCE
  20. WASTE
  21. REMI(S)S
  22. LAT(C)H

Down

  1. CORSA(I)R
  2. CHASTE
  3. MOOLAH
  4. ACTED
  5. EZRA
  6. MADEIRA
  7. HECTORED
  8. D(E)ER
  9. OPE(N)ING
  10. SLUMP
  11. SAVOY
  12. ES(T)ONIA
  13. PRINCE
  14. TOCS(I)N
  15. INSTALL
  16. SELECT
  17. CAJOLE
  18. WAGER
  19. EXA(S)PERATE
  20. FER(T)ILE
  21. NASH

Kevin Wald solved the puzzle in 30 minutes.

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

  1. Dina Fertig Cherry Hill, NJ
  2. Stan Francuz Forster NSW, Australia
  3. Judy Adamski Jenison, MI
  4. Charles J. Rohrmann, Jr. Scarsdale, NY
  5. Mike Lessie Douglassvile, PA
  6. Thomas Wilson South Williamsport, PA
  7. Lewis Gee Poway, CA
  8. Ned Robert Los Gatos, CA
  9. Stan Kurzban Chappaqua, NY
  10. Jim McNally Shortsville, NY


Darreby Ambler – Bath, ME
Al Backiel – Ridgewood, NJ
Peggy Bedell – Northampton, MA
Jonathan Belsky – St Louis, MO
Barry Brandes – Purdys, NY
Robert Brown – Albuquerque, NM
Jim Christenson – Port Townsend, WA
Charlene Coates – Coatesville, PA
Henry Cook – Chicago, IL
Jeff Courtright – Normal, IL
Norman W. Davis – Englewood, NJ
David Durfee – Petersburgh, NY
Keith and Elizabeth Falkner – Sarasota, FL
Barbara Featherston – St. Louis, MO
Matthew Field – London, UK
Dwight Freund – Sacramento, CA
Edward Gee – Richmond, VA
Michael N. Geselowitz – Cedarhurst, NY
John Gliessman – Seattle, WA
Max Goodman – Chicago, IL
Wayne Gooley – Forster NSW, Australia
Kris Green – Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ralph Jones – Aurora, CO
Wayne Jones – Worcester, NY
Dorothy Juhlin – Hillsborough, NC
Dave Kaplan – New City, NY
Rick Kasten – Alexandria, VA
Doug Kouril – Arlington, VA
Robert Leavitt – Fredericton, NB, Canada
Richard Letourneau – Bonita Springs, FL
Paul Lustig – Lakewood, OH
Vic Mather – New York, NY
Thomas Miller – Hollywood, CA
Daniel J. Milton – Vienna, VA
Kiki Neely – Waban, MA
Mary Lyndal Nyberg – Manhattan, KS
Priscilla Olson – Framingham, MA
Patrick D. Phillips – Bainbridge Island, WA
Charles Ray – North Potomac, MD
Stan Rehm – Madison, WI
Joe Rogers – Old Greenwich, CT
Carolyn Roosevelt – Cambridge, MA
Mordy Rosen – Berkeley, CA
Daniel A. Sadoff – St. Paul, MN
Al Sanders – Fort Collins, CO
Arthur Schless – Unionville, PA
Joe Schrader – Hillsboro, OR
Dexter Senft – Bedford, NY
Carolyn G. & 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
S Venkatraghavan – Mumbai, India
Ed Wallerstein – Prairie Village, KS
Margaret Webster – Medford, MA
Jay Winter – Farmington Hills, MI