Acrostic No. 13

BY DOROTHY OSBORNE

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. 12 appears on page 92.

A. Fruit for making preserves

173 29 141 17 4 72

B. Inability to be happy

58 110 144 159 121 26 90 47 181

C. “There’s small

choice in_____

apples”

(Shakespeare)

99 22 175 163 89 41

D. Tintoretto’s home

96 122 186 70 191 105

E. Equipment for Katarina Witt (2 wds.)

174 180 53 154 192 164 107 81 21

F. Diplomat representing the Holy See

11 134 125 82 190 73

G. XVIII dynasty pharaoh; daughter of Thutmose I

161 1 6 101 37 171 49 184 98 151

H. Divine inspiration

183 74 63 140 116 24 128 31

I. Sanford and Son’s star (2 wds.)

189 153 34 9 78 120 51 103

J. Not susceptible to oxidation

57 10 75 194 32 156 168 109 93

K. Psychosocial mixups (2 wds.)

179 27 14 59 129 142 166 114 188

46 157 5 131 85

L.Porgy and Bess dope peddler (2 wds.)

39 106 138 117 133 86 146 94 65

169 126

M. Water separating Sweden from Finland (3 wds.)

12 139 80 23 71 123 158 56 132

115 84 100 40

N. Dungeon opening at the top

97 97 148 113 42 162 64 143 68

O. Unit of magnetic field strength

83 15 54 165 170 136 118

P. Grassland finch

8 33 135 147 43 124 150 87 18 112

Q. Heavy-metal quintet (2 wds.)

2 137 28 195 88 167 152 61 145

177 160 102 36

R. Mistress of Proust’s Swann (3 wds.)

19 187 44 16 119 7 60 50 155

69 176 178 92

S. Home park of the Brooklyn Dodgers (2 wds.)

35 13 127 149 67 48 79 108 193

130 30

T. Yellow perennial of the Northern Hemisphere

111 172 66 55 45 185

U. Erskine Caldwell novel (2 wds.)

52 3 25 95 91 104 76 20 62

38 182

ACROSTIC NO. 12

“A barn, in day, is a small night. The splinters of light between the dry shingles pierce the high roof like stars, and the rafters and crossbeams and built-in ladders seem, until your eyes adjust, as mysterious as the branches of a haunted forest.”

—John Updike, “Pigeon Feathers”