Acrostic Solution for Sunday, June 1, 2003

by Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon


SHERRY TURKLE, SECOND SELF — Pinball games were constrained by... physical laws... . The video world knows no such bounds. Objects fly,... accelerate, change shape and color, disappear and reappear. ...[A] representation of a ball... never need obey the laws of gravity... .

Clues and answers

A.Earldom of the eponymous John MontaguSANDWICH
B.Affliction sometimes treated with a spoonful of granulated sugarHICCUPS
C.Romanian violinist who taught Yehudi MenuhinENESCO
D.Divination by means of a dowsing rodRHABDOMANCY
E.Descend with the aid of a ropeRAPPEL
F.The world's first national parkYELLOWSTONE
G.Article displayed by an ecdysiastTHONG
H.In motion, making progress (2 wds.)UNDERWAY
I.Radio role made famous by Eddie AndersonROCHESTER
J.Sport whose name means, literally, empty handKARATE
K.Tourist attraction in Milan, Italy (2 wds.)LASCALA
L.Environmental activist and author of "The Monkey Wrench Gang" (2 wds.)EDWARDABBEY
M.Firework that writhes as it burnsSERPENT
N.Prophet who was the subject of a Mendelssohn oratorioELIJAH
O.Norway's national gemstone, a red form of chalcedonyCARNELIAN
P.Annual Pro Player Stadium event (2 wds.)ORANGEBOWL
Q.Precipitous plungeNOSEDIVE
R.City across the Mississippi from Rock Island, Ill.DAVENPORT
S."Maude" vis-a-vis "All in the Family"SPINOFF
T."Not so fast!" (3 wds.)EASYDOESIT
U.Old-fashioned term for a tomato (2 wds.)LOVEAPPLE
V.Boggle the mind, astonishFLABBERGAST
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