Acrostic No. 33

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.

A. Indian confederation also 21 9 159 17 37 146 known as Sioux

B. Building with triangular walls 102 109 121 160 92 51 (hyph.)

C. Four-armed god of Hinduism 5 32 125 145 166 14

D. Out of good graces 58 127 20 190 135 175 82 (2 wds.)

E. Birdbrain (hyph.) 189 70 44 181 169 134 65 130 34

F. Bebop pianist: 93 46 128 178 120 148 182 133 28 1924-1966 (2 wds.)

G. Nymph whom Paris deserted for 29 2 172 45 59 137 Helen

H. “Tread softly because you tread 131 154 139 111 53 60 on my_—” (Yeats)

I. Klutzy (2 wds.) 171 103 75 141 12 117 156 96 52

J. Bulletin (2 wds.) 78 163 8 140 27 64 87 188 3

K. Site of Cornell University 83 192 184 30 86 7

L. Legendary 15 40 97 116 176 187 183 62 168 creature of the Pacific Northwest

M. Poet laureate of Victorian England 23 74 108 33 85 191 95 164

N. Feat of scoring in hockey (2 wds.) 48 157 69 76 186 90 55 112

O. Swiss cheese 39 25 73 99 84 104 136 4 162 113 47

P. Go back and forth 98 11 185 80 123 150

Q. James Alan McPherson’s Pulitzer 61 124 161 180 1 56 165 142 89 Prize—winning work (2 wds.)

R. Mean and wicked man 167 100 35 147 107 18 143

S. Syncopated piano 42 118 79 31 151 66 16 music

T. Object of Quasimodo’s 149 101 177 115 138 126 170 88 132 devotion

U. Vehicle drawn by three horses 119 71 13 54 106 129

V. Burgonet or morion 38 72 175 50 155 179

W. Egyptian god of 49 68 22 10 77 105 the underworld

X. Painter of Parisian scenes 91 152 158 122 110 94 57

Y. Period of activity 26 174 81 114 41 19 36

Z. Author of Charlotte’s Web (3 wds.) 6 67 144 153 43 63 24

ACROSTIC NO. 32

“If you just got married or bought a late-model pickup under book price with low mileage and hardly any rust, or it’s . . . opening day of the duck season, a Minnesotan would say—‘I wouldn’t want you to think I’m not happy.’ That’s a strong statement here.”

—(Howard) Mohr, How to Talk Minnesotan