Acrostic Solution for Sunday, November 16, 2014

by Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon


ELIF BATUMAN, THE POSSESSED — Every morning I called Aeroflot to ask about my suitcase. "Oh, it's you," sighed the clerk. "When we find the suitcase we will send it to you. In the meantime, are you familiar with our Russian phrase 'resignation of the soul'?"

Clues and answers

A.Oprah Winfrey, relative to Rosa Parks in 2005EULOGIST
B.Musician whose first band was the QuarrymenLENNON
C.Reptile with a spiny backIGUANA
D.Cookout for pescatarians (2 wds.)FISHFRY
E.Windy conversationalistBLOWHARD
F.Coiled fossil shell of a molluskAMMONITE
G.Fail to control one's temper (3 wds.)THROWAFIT
H.Prop for a circus clownUNICYCLE
I.Title for Camus or SartreMONSIEUR
J.Tune from which "Love Me Tender" derives (2 wds.)AURALEE
K.Saint from the Lycian town of MyraNICHOLAS
L.Hard-to-solve puzzleTOUGHIE
N.Like a photographic memoryEIDETIC
O.Part of a desktop setupPRINTER
P.One way of thinking or laughing (2 wds.)OUTLOUD
Q.Cat breed in "Lady and the Tramp"SIAMESE
R.Go all to piecesSHATTER
S.In bygone days, but no longerERSTWHILE
T.Means of capital conversion? (2 wds.)SHIFTKEY
U.One hoping for a free rideSTOWAWAY
V.Domain of a princeEMIRATE
W.Author of "The Idiot"DOSTOEVSKY
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