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Solution for Acrostic Puzzle #5--March 2003

Pu Yi: From Emperor to Citizen [The Autobiography of Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi] Foreign Languages Press, Peking, 1964

The first time I saw foreigners was at the last reception that the empress dowager Lung Yu held for the wives of the foreign ambassadors. I thought that their bizarre clothes and their hair and eyes of so many colours were both ugly and frightening.

  1. PAT(H+F)INDER (red paint anagram)
  2. UFFISH THOUGHT (anagram)
  3. YELL+OWBEL+LIED (elbow anagram)
  4. IS(HER)WOOD
  5. F+LIGHT BAG
  6. ROUGH RIDER (ruff homophone)
  7. OTHERWISE (anagram)
  8. MEATH(E)ADS (mad haste anagram)
  9. wEIGHTY
  10. MEAT (meet homophone)
  11. PANTHEON (hidden)
  12. E.A.+S.T.+WARD (full reversal)
  13. RAFFIA (anagram)
  14. OUT OF SIGHT (2 definitions)
  15. RAGS TO RICHES (anagram)
  16. TUSCAN+Y
  17. OVERSEES (overseas homophone)
  18. C+RAN+SHAW (Shaw was L of A's surname)
  19. IN(BOR)N (orb anagram)
  20. T(H)ERM
  21. IN+T+ERSTATE (a street anagram)
  22. ZORrO+ASTER
  23. ELE(MEN)TS (sleet anagram)
  24. NI(GH)TY (tiny anagram)
Congratulation to the following solvers of Acrostic #5:
  1. Jonathan Belsky
  2. Norm Crawford
  3. Elaine Cullinan
  4. David Durfee
  5. Michael Engber
  6. Matt Field
  7. Herb Fish
  8. Stan Francuz
  9. Joyce Friedman
  10. Tony Greanias
  11. Charlie Jacobsen
  12. Eliot Kieval
  13. William Lane
  14. Mark Manasse
  15. Dan Milton
  16. Kiki Neely
  17. Paul Noack
  18. Mary L. Nyberg
  19. Carolyn Roosevelt
  20. Phyllis Rosen
  21. Renate Rosenblatt
  22. Anita Stejskal
  23. Ed Stejskal
  24. Tom Wilson
  25. Elaine Woontner
  26. Andrew Silikovitz