Acrostic Solution for Sunday, July 5, 2009

by Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon


FREYA STARK, BAGHDAD SKETCHES — The tourist travels... like a snail in his shell and stands... on his own perambulating doorstep to look at the continents .... But if you... sally forth with a leisurely and blank mind, there is no knowing what may... happen to you.

Clues and answers

A.Flight to another world?FANTASY
B.Flow below Avignon's bridgeRHONE
C.Picture without a cameraENVISION
D.Two-masted fore-and-aft-rigged vesselYAWL
E.On the opposite side of the globeANTIPODAL
F.Deviation from the itinerary (2 wds.)SIDETRIP
G.Modern capital near ancient CarthageTUNIS
H.Konrad Adenauer presided over its opening ceremonies in 1932AUTOBAHN
I.Home away from home, perhapsRENTAL
J.Account of a 101-day journey (hyph.)KONTIKI
K.Gift acquired at an Irish castle?BLARNEY
L.Museum of art and archaeology at Oxford UniversityASHMOLEAN
M.Move about cumbersomelyGALUMPH
N.Car used in Kerouac's "On the Road"HUDSON
O.Where "folks are crooning songs soft and low," per Satchmo (2 wds.)DOWNSOUTH
P.At the masthead or higher riggingALOFT
Q.Wildly enthusiastic piece of writingDITHYRAMB
R.Wander on foot, promenadeSTROLL
S.Apollo 14 command module (2 wds.)KITTYHAWK
T.Affliction of the world-wearyENNUI
U.Microblogging serviceTWITTER
V.Instrument panelCONSOLE
W.Booking for a frugal wayfarerHOSTEL
X.In ancient Greece, what gave Eros a start?EPSILON
Y.Make use of a guidebookSIGHTSEE
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