Acrostic Solution for Sunday, October 27, 2019

by Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon

Quote

MINDY KALING, WHY NOT ME? — Who is the beauty icon that inspires you the most?... Mine is Nosferatu, because that vampire taught me my... two favorite beauty tricks of all time: avoid the sun at all costs and always try to appear shrouded in shadows.

Full quote

Who is the beauty icon that inspires you the most? Is it Sophia Loren? Audrey Hepburn? Halle Berry? Mine is Nosferatu, because that vampire taught me my number-one and number-two favorite beauty tricks of all time: avoid the sun at all costs and always try to appear shrouded in shadows.

Clues and answers

A.Novelty song in which Dracula is referenced (2 wds.)MONSTERMASH
B.Question-and-answer sessionINTERVIEW
C.Fictional ship with the name of a molluskNAUTILUS
D.Explain, clear up, unriddleDEMYSTIFY
E.Japanese four-time All-Star pitcher (2 wds.)YUDARVISH
F.Contralto (1907-86) known as "The Songbird of the South" (2 wds.)KATESMITH
G.Inherent traits usually considered positiveATTRIBUTES
H.Some rodeo gearLASSOS
I.Tuber that's typically a Russet Burbank (2 wds.)IDAHOPOTATO
J.Men indigenous to a country (2 wds.)NATIVESONS
K.Find a way to start (2 wds.)GOABOUT
L.Béchamel, for example (2 wds.)WHITESAUCE
M.Anne who won an Oscar for her role in "Les Misérables"HATHAWAY
N.Element with the atomic number 70YTTERBIUM
O.Public figure who certifies deedsNOTARY
P.The symbol #OCTOTHORPE
Q.Sitcom set in a Dunder Mifflin Paper Company branch (2 wds.)THEOFFICE
R.Widespread popularity, or a plea during a Catholic service? (2 wds.)MASSAPPEAL
S.Bella Swan's love in the "Twilight" saga (2 wds.)EDWARDCULLEN
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