Acrostic Solution for Sunday, June 15, 2014

by Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon


SAMUEL BUTLER, (THE) NOTE-BOOKS (OF SAMUEL BUTLER) — My father is one of the few men I know who say they do not like Shakespeare. I could forgive [him] if it was only because Shakespeare wrote poetry; but [h]e says he likes Tennyson and this seriously aggravates his offence.

Clues and answers

A.Repeating the same music for each verseSTROPHIC
B.Curated record collectionsARCHIVES
C.Chilled, tomato-flavored consomméMADRILENE
D.Final outcome, end resultUPSHOT
E.Actor playing Hamlet in a 2000 film (2 wds.)ETHANHAWKE
F.Bobby Hull's position on the ice (2 wds.)LEFTWING
G.Place to keep a shell collection?BOATHOUSE
H.Firm in the face of arm-twistingUNSWAYED
I.Mycenaean king and brother of AtreusTHYESTES
J.Tend, take care of (2 wds.)LOOKAFTER
K.Pharmacologist's collyrium; bunk, bilgeEYEWASH
L.Plant producing oil or sugar, e.g.REFINERY
M.Dystopian experienceNIGHTMARE
N.Becoming ever more rigidOSSIFYING
O.Legendary gatherer of lost canines? (2 wds.)TOOTHFAIRY
P.Fade away little by littleEVANESCE
Q.Native to the Island of the GodsBALINESE
R.Approval from Spanky of "Our Gang" (hyph.)OKEYDOKEY
S.Walt Kelly's Pogo, for oneOPOSSUM
T.Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, in popular parlance (3 wds.)KISSOFLIFE
U.Tecumseh's tribeSHAWNEE
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