Acrostic No. 3

The letters of clue answers, when put in the appropriately numbered squares, will spell out a quotation. The first letters of clue answers spell the author and source of the quotation.

The solution to Acrostic No. 2 appears on page 108.

A. Colorado River tribe

168 37 142 28 70 140

B. Giordano Bruno’s material units

85 162 173 144 136 103

C. Hash-house “communist”

132 44 126 150 11 5

D. Dandled pet

135 113 10 157 99 189

E. Embezzler of Miss Trotwood’s fortune (2 wds.)

134 171 116 147 181 137 143 107 151

F. Total amount of money bet on a race

87 69 32 34 122 131

G. Low shoe with a strap

118 188 18 59 39 1

H. Soft cheese

179 40 192 97 184 130 138 86 53 45

I. Bourkina Fasso’s former name (2 wds.)

178 29 12 96 54 73 102 112 22 75

J. Polynesian woodwind (2 wds.)

64 72 165 80 42 185 145 15 158

K. Livestock herds

180 61 41 139 14 25

L. What Parícutin did in 1952

35 91 128 101 191 9 65

M. Canaille

161 17 82 110 8 175 149 67

N. Triple Crown horse of 1977 (2 wds.)

115 152 160 48 04 30 124 92 71 19 187

O. Slip-on jersey (hyph.)

104 129 166 62 146 6

P. “Who’s on first?” interlocutor

58 120 43 98 38 154

Q. Lose consciousness (2 wds.)

50 66 76 84 89 60

R. Discoverer of the Mississippi (2 wds.)

81 88 114 186 141 133

S. Verdi opera (2 wds.)

167 16 79 106 109 36 21 100 148 176 190

T. “Lunitarium" or “daffysylum”

57 7 93 27 77 105 163 156

U. “We are all— Mr. Manders” (Ibsen)

174 127 177 183 125 55

V. Oscar-winning role for Robert Donat (2 wds.)

169 155 3 95 31 52 108

W. Pathological urge to repeat what’s said

164 117 23 56 46 49 159 172 74

X. Austrian physicist who studied sound

51 24 193 68 123 63 83

Y. Best-selling autobiography of 1984—85

90 121 26 2 111 153 4

Z. Exemplar of Americanism (2 wds.)

33 78 20 119 170 13 182 47

Answers to the September Puzzles

ACROSTIC NO. 2

“Hell must be isothermal, for otherwise the resident engineers and physical chemists (of which there must be some) could set up a heat engine to run a refrigerator to cool off a portion of their surroundings to any desired temperature.”

—Henry Albert Bent, (The) Second Law