Acrostic Solution for Sunday, August 30, 2020

by Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon


(JANE) GOODALL, THROUGH A WINDOW — We clear a tiny peephole and stare through. No wonder we are confused by the tiny fraction of a whole that we see. It is... like trying to comprehend the panorama of the desert or the sea through a rolled-up newspaper.

Clues and answers

A.What pairs of alleles determineGENOTYPE
B.Having normal binocular visionORTHOPTIC
C.Not very sharp in geometry?OBTUSE
D.Well beyond moistenedDRENCHED
E.Epithet for Ham in 1961ASTROCHIMP
F.Be utterly ruinous (2 wds.)LAYWASTE
G.Final say in an argument (2 wds.)LASTWORD
H.Apprentice, intern, newbie on the jobTRAINEE
I.Neither all the way out nor all the way up (hyph.)HALFASLEEP
J.Full to the point of brimmingREPLETE
K.Begin taking shots (2 wds.)OPENFIRE
L.Annoyingly in the wayUNDERFOOT
M.Pertaining to disembodied soulsGHOSTLY
N.Dwelling of many layersHENHOUSE
O.Object of hate, bête noireANATHEMA
P.Grow weaker, as one's patience (2 wds.)WEARTHIN
Q.Belonging by natureINHERENT
R.Human being, per Desmond Morris in 1967 (2 wds.)NAKEDAPE
S.Lower in the food-production line? (2 wds.)DAIRYCOW
T.Consequence or byproductOUTGROWTH
U.Question of reason, not locationWHEREFORE
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