Acrostic Solution for Sunday, August 6, 2006

by Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon


P.G. WODEHOUSE, LIFE WITH JEEVES — Jeeves doesn't have to open doors. He's like one of those birds in India who bung their astral bodies about — the chaps... who having gone into thin air in Bombay, reassemble the parts and appear two minutes later in Calcutta.

Clues and answers

A.Quantum with no mass or chargePHOTON
B.Beverage touted as an antioxidant (2 wds.)GREENTEA
C.Ohio tributary through Terre HauteWABASH
D.Slothful young noble of Russian literatureOBLOMOV
E.Many a reconnaissance planeDRONE
F.Suddenly pass out of sightEVAPORATE
G.Queen officially depicted with a false beardHATSHEPSUT
H.Waiting in the wings (2 wds.)ONSTANDBY
I.Stargazing sister of Terpischore and PolyhymniaURANIA
J.On-again, off-againSPORADIC
K.Substance said to be transubstantiatedEUCHARIST
L.State that's neither here nor thereLIMBO
M.Book used for divination (2 wds.)ICHING
N.Buoyant behaviorFLOATING
O.Story within a larger narrativeEPISODE
P.Experience with your own eyes and earsWITNESS
Q.Grateful Dead album featuring "Touch of Grey" (3 wds.)INTHEDARK
R.One school of BuddhismTIBETAN
S.Peregrin Took or Samwise Gamgee, e.g.HOBBIT
T.Wushu master who starred in "Hero," 2002 (2 wds.)JETLI
U.Benevolent spiritEUDEMON
V.Characteristic of Asian cultureEASTERN
W.Dematerialize, leave without warningVANISH
X.Not of this world; like gossamerETHEREAL
Y.Logo used on some shoes since 1972SWOOSH
This acrostic © 2006, The New York Times.   XWord Info © 2007-2021, Jim Horne.