Acrostic Solution for Sunday, September 6, 2015

by Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon

Quote

MOTHER JONES, (THE) AUTOBIOGRAPHY (OF MOTHER JONES) — Goodbye, boys; I'm under arrest. I may have to go to jail. ... Keep up this fight! Don't surrender! ... . The Federal judge is a scab... . While you starve he plays golf. While you serve humanity, he serves injunctions for the money powers.

Clues and answers

A.Rogues' gallery component (2 wds.)MUGSHOT
B.Government-sanctionedOFFICIAL
C.Job security, for someTENURE
D.Baleful story about a farm?HAYLOFT
E.Working for payEMPLOYED
F.Agitate in the style of the author of this puzzle's quote (2 wds.)RAISEHELL
G.Tool for a woodworkerJIGSAW
H.Fundament of capitalismOWNERSHIP
I.When Small Business Saturday takes place each yearNOVEMBER
J.Trade stoppage for political purposesEMBARGO
K.Possible strike consequenceSHUTDOWN
L.Out in the countryside; away from homeAFIELD
M.Where Labor Studies may be taughtUNIVERSITY
N.Means of law enforcement, so to speakTEETH
O.Agreed to, given the go-aheadOKAYED
P.Place for tens of thousands of workersBEEHIVE
Q.Basis for workers' compINJURY
R.Have a supervisory role inOVERSEE
S.Rank and file in an organization (2 wds.)GRASSROOTS
T.Criminal record, informally (2 wds.)RAPSHEET
U.Made to reflect cost-of-living changes, e.g.ADJUSTED
V.Clear, simple and effective, as a speechPUNCHY
W.Concern for migrant workersHOUSING
X.Los Angeles mayor during the 1965 Watts riotsYORTY
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