Acrostic Solution for Sunday, September 23, 2001

by Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon


(S.J.) PERELMAN, THE LAST LAUGH — I have been... chopfallen on the Champs Élysées, and doloroso on the Via Veneto, but the avenues themselves were blameless. Hollywood Boulevard, on the contrary, creates an instant and malignant impression in... the beholder.

Clues and answers

A.Known through the senses, not the mindPHENOMENAL
B.Fair, impartialEVENHANDED
C.Beatles album including "Eleanor Rigby"REVOLVER
D.Institutional source of incomeENDOWMENT
E.One ingredient of dirty riceLIVER
F.Star of stage and screen (2 wds.)MATINEEIDOL
G.College founded in 1852 with Horace Mann as its first presidentANTIOCH
H.Grandee, magnifico and othersNOBLEMEN
I.Shakespeare's "motley fool"TOUCHSTONE
J.Member of a colonyHONEYBEE
K.Magnesium sulfate, used medicinally (2 wds.)EPSOMSALTS
M.Containing indirect referencesALLUSIVE
N.Native religion of JapanSHINTO
O.The only Confederate capital east of the Mississippi not captured by Union troopsTALLAHASSEE
P.Structure designed by DaedalusLABYRINTH
Q.Carry-on for a frequent flier, often (2 wds.)ATTACHECASE
R.Vicissitudes (3 wds.)UPSANDDOWNS
S.Device developed by American physicist Robert Van de Graaff in 1931GENERATOR
T.Meaning of the French term "dada"HOBBYHORSE
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