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Solution for Acrostic Puzzle #1--October 2002

[S. J.] Perelman: The Last Laugh
Simon and Schuster, 1981

No matter how many times I've tried to read Don Quixote, I've never been able to get beyond page six. Indeed, so soporific is its effect that I believe it should be withdrawn from libraries everywhere and dispensed only on prescription.

A P.O.+NDEROSA PINE (send Ron a pie anagram)
B EQUIVOCATE (anagram)
C RESEEDED (receded homophone)
D EXPRESSIVE (excessive if PR were C)
E LIBERT(I+N)É
F MOON+STONE
G AF(F)ECTIONATE (to eat in café anagram)
H N(O+VOCAl)INE
I TI(DI)ED (diet anagram)
J HOBBYHORSE
K E(X)TREMIT+Y (termite anagram)
L LAW+NMOWE+R (women anagram)
M AVID+IT+Y (ti+diva reversal)
N SWIVE+L-HIPPED (wives anagram)
O T(ENDERF)OOT (fender anagram)
P LORDY (hidden)
Q ASS+IS+T+IN+G
R UNDERWRITTEN (anagram)
S GIB+BEaRISH
T HAL+Fough-T+IM+B(E.R.)ED

The following people solved the puzzle in October:
  1. Norm Crawford
  2. David Durfee
  3. Tony Greanias
  4. Tom Miller
  5. Dick Plotz
  6. Renate Rosenblatt
  7. Andrew Silikovitz
  8. S. Venkatraghaven
  9. Edwin T. Wood