Acrostic Solution for Sunday, July 30, 2000

by Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon


TAD TULEJA, POPULAR AMERICANA — To counter Soviet pressure in Eastern Europe, John F. Kennedy went to the Berlin Wall... and announced that "Ich bin ein Berliner."... He meant "I am a citizen of Berlin." The German actually translates "I am a jelly doughnut."

Clues and answers

A.Ingredient of pate de foie grasTRUFFLES
B.Medieval Persian physician, author of the "Canon of Medicine"AVICENNA
C.Place for a short-order cookDINER
D.Duet sung on Broadway by Larry Kert and Carol LawrenceTONIGHT
E.A predecessor of Kurt Waldheim (2 wds.)UTHANT
F.Legislation protecting some consumers (2 wds.)LEMONLAW
G.Upper caninesEYETEETH
H."Dost thou love me? I know thou wilt say 'Ay'" speakerJULIET
I.Kansas terminus of the Chisholm TrailABILENE
J.Trifling amount of moneyPEANUTS
K.Connected to the Internet (hyph.)ONLINE
L.Missouri River tributaryPLATTE
M.Garment for jazzercise, perhapsUNITARD
N.Inspiration for the musical "Rent" (2 wds.)LABOHEME
O.Calvin Coolidge's alma materAMHERST
P.Deep-harbored hatredRANCOR
Q.Patron saint of PaduaANTHONY
R.Space telescope componentMIRROR
S.In the Bible, site of the battle where the Philistines captured the ArkEBENEZER
T.Purplish pink hueROSEBUD
U.Leader of the Black Shirts (2 wds.)ILDUCE
V.Where the Palme d'Or is awardedCANNES
W.Honeydew-yielding aphid (2 wds.)ANTCOW
X.Choreographer for "Le Sacre du Printemps"NIJINSKY
Y.Anglo-Saxon princeATHELING
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