Acrostic Solution for Sunday, April 13, 2008

by Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon


SATCHEL PAIGE, HOW TO STAY YOUNG — If your stomach disputes you, lie down and pacify it with cool thoughts. Keep the juices flowing by jangling around gently as you move. Go... light on the vices, such as carrying on in society.... Avoid running at all times.

Clues and answers

A.All-time pro home-run champ (2 wds.)SADAHARUOH
B.Writer who coined the term "positronic brain"ASIMOV
C.Capital of GeorgiaTBILISI
D.Place akin to a bullpenCOWSHED
E.Stalemate preventing a decision (2 wds.)HUNGJURY
F.White House event at Easter (2 wds.)EGGROLL
H.Half of a battery's jobPITCHING
I.Indication that might be graveACCENT
J.One of a sports enneadINNING
K.Pride : lion :: tower : ___GIRAFFE
M.Chaplain in the military, in slang (2 wds.)HOLYJOE
N.Next up (2 wds.)ONDECK
O.Short-story master from Jackson, Miss.WELTY
P.Activity that's head-turning for spectatorsTENNIS
Q.Announcer's call at the plateOUTSIDE
R.One with sinister predispositions?SOUTHPAW
S.Spring training site for the DiamondbacksTUCSON
T.Rain Man's medical conditionAUTISM
U.Black and white in harmony (hyph.)YINYANG
V.Go from first place to last and back to first, e.g. (hyph.)YOYO
W.Understandable only by the mystically chosenOCCULT
X.The study of alien shipsUFOLOGY
Y.Seven-time feat of Nolan Ryan (hyph.)NOHITTER
Z.Targets of some swatsGNATS
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