Acrostic Solution for Sunday, June 2, 2013

by Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon


(JOHN) PERRY, (THE) ART OF PROCRASTINATION — Procrastinators seldom do… nothing; they do marginally useful things.... The procrastinator can be motivated to do difficult, timely, and important tasks, as long as these tasks are a way of not doing something more important.

Clues and answers

A.Piece of self-validation (2 wds.)PHOTOID
B.The opposite of singly (2 wds.)ENMASSE
C.Palindromic acronymRADAR
D.Body of water near the Mt. Erebus volcano (2 wds.)ROSSSEA
E.New York's old Highlanders, since 1913YANKEES
F.Gift to a young naturalist (2 wds.)ANTFARM
G.Exercising authorityREGNANT
H.Bean product?THOUGHT
I.Sign of a warm welcome (2 wds.)OPENARMS
J.Skittish or capriciousFLIGHTY
K.Total weight of passengers and cargoPAYLOAD
L.Melter of winter ice on sidewalks (2 wds.)ROCKSALT
M.What may be standing at the end of an operaOVATION
N.Reader of the People's WorldCOMMUNIST
O.Change from wrong to rightRECTIFY
P."Vaulting ___, which o'erleaps itself and falls ..." ("Macbeth")AMBITION
Q.Out of businessSHUTTERED
R.Arizona's ___ National ForestTONTO
S.Element No. 2, 10, 18, 36, 54 or 86 (2 wds.)INERTGAS
T.Oxfam or the Red Cross, e.g.NONPROFIT
U.Considering everything (2 wds.)ALLTOLD
V.Dance-craze tune that was #1 twice (2 wds.)THETWIST
W.Sort of poet with a sharp visual styleIMAGIST
X.Poor learners, idiomatically (2 wds.)OLDDOGS
Y.Moving from one campsite to anotherNOMADIC
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