Acrostic Solution for Sunday, February 10, 2013

by Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon


SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN, PHONOGRAM — Dear Mr. Edison,... I am astonished and somewhat terrified at... this evening's experiment: astonished at the wonderful power you have developed and terrified at the thought that so much... bad music may be put on record forever.

Clues and answers

A.Toon with a toy pianoSCHROEDER
B.Repository for a song collectionIPOD
C.Expressively varying tempoRUBATO
D.Jazz composer of "Interlude in B flat" (2 wds.)ARTIESHAW
E.Broadway grab bagREVUE
F.Give a first-person accountTESTIFY
G.From now until the end of timeHENCEFORTH
H."Yeah!" and "OMG" performerUSHER
I.Edited in GarageBand, maybeREMIXED
J.Accessory for Roy Orbison or Ringo StarrSHADES
K.What a raised baton signalsUPBEAT
L.Extreme technophobeLUDDITE
M.Greatest hits album for Bob Marley & the WailersLEGEND
N.Members of the Chieftains, e.g.IRISHMEN
O.Label for Count Basie, Billie Holiday and Dizzy GillespieVERVE
P.Sat in on without creditAUDITED
Q.Longtime jazz critic for The Village Voice (2 wds.)NATHENTOFF
R.Locate as though with a needlePINPOINT
S.It may have four partsHARMONY
T.Sibling pop stars' surnameOSMOND
U.Internet radio, video games, etc. (2 wds.)NEWMEDIA
V.Doubling of frequency, in electronicsOCTAVE
W.Site of the last Grammy show not held in La-La LandGOTHAM
X.Theme song for Earl (Fatha) HinesROSETTA
Y.Juno, Tony or WebbyAWARD
Z.Hymn writer Charles Wesley, by denominationMETHODIST
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