Acrostic Solution for Sunday, November 20, 2022

by Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon


(LINDA) CIVITELLO, CUISINE AND CULTURE--Once people knew for sure that potatoes caused leprosy and sugar cured toothaches. Romans believed that cinnamon grew in swamps guarded by giant killer bats. Americans thought beer was a really good drink for children.

Clues and answers

A.Baloney, applesauce, moonshineCLAPTRAP
B.Like banana peels and watermelon rinds INEDIBLE
C.Some particular dinersVEGANS
D.Harvest, collect; assembleINGATHER
E.When a November feast fallsTHURSDAY
F.Macaroni joints?ELBOWS
G.Egg producer whose name comes from an Italian cityLEGHORN
H.Patience-testing, as a graceLENGTHY
I.Ambrosia ingredientsORANGES
J.Cajun cousins of Answer V.CRAWDADS
K.Like cruditésUNCOOKED
L.Moment of collision; have a strong effect onIMPACT
M.Impalement implement? (2 wds.)SALADFORK
N.Excited, worried or confused (3 wds.)INASTEW
O."I'll pass" (2 wds.)NOTHANKS
P.Like a fasting person's stomachEMPTY
Q.Feeling "when the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie"AMORE
R.Served with a sauce of cream, butter, sherry and egg yolksNEWBURG
T.Powder of beans ground and roastedCOCOA
U.Chef's double-breasted jacket, apron and toque, e.g.UNIFORM
V.Crustacean that can taste with its feetLOBSTER
W.Vessel with a handle and spoutTEAPOT
X.Took care of the seatingUSHERED
Y.Go back for seconds, so to speakRELOAD
Z.The rite use of wine?EUCHARIST
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