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Solution for Acrostic Puzzle #11--September 2003

[Truman] Capote: Breakfast at Tiffany's
Random House, 1958

"It's like Tiffany's," she said. "Not that I give a hoot about jewelry. Diamonds, yes. But it's tacky to wear diamonds before you're forty; and even that's risky. They only look right on the really old girls. Maria Ouspenskaya. Wrinkles and bones, white hair and diamonds: I can't wait."

  1. CHE+ESY (yes anagram)
  2. A L(TOON)A
  3. PANDa+EM(O)NIUM (immune anagram)
  4. OVERINDULGENTLY (anagram)
  5. TOOTH+FAIR+Y
  6. EMBR(Y)ONIC (mice born anagram)
  7. BROWBEATS (anagram)
  8. R+OADW(A)YS (do sway anagram)
  9. EVIL EYE (hidden)
  10. AIKIDO (first letters of "all I know…")
  11. KITTY HAWK
  12. FRI(G)HTENED (the nerd if anagram)
  13. A(SSORTE)D (stores anagram)
  14. SHO(T) AT
  15. TINKLY (first letters of "tops in new…")
  16. AIR RAID
  17. T+AJ +MAH+AL (full reversal)
  18. THINK TANKS
  19. IN(D)IAN WRESTLING (signal in winter anagram)
  20. FILIBUSTERS (homophone)
  21. FOOTLOOS+E (to fool so anagram)
  22. ADENOIDS (anagram)
  23. NAYSAYERS (homophone)
  24. Y+OUTHS (shout anagram)
  25. S(WAT)HED (wat = obsolete word for man, fellow)

Congratulations to the following solvers:

Judy Adamski
Peg Bedell
Jonathan Belsky
N. C. Crawford
David A. Durfee (Petersburgh, NY)
Norma Ensner (San Francisco, CA)
Matthew Field (Nassau, NY)
Herb Fish (Napa. CA)
Carolyn Fox
Mike Geselowitz (Cedarhurst, NY)
Max Good
Paul Gordon (Northbrook, IL)
Tony Greanias (Saganaw, MI)
William Lane (Falmouth, MA)
Richard Lang (Stamford, CT)
Mark Manasse (San Francisco, CA)
Dan Milton
Kiki Neely (Waban, MA)
Paul Noack
Mary Lyndal Nyberg
Dick Plotz (Providence, RI)
Carolyn Roosevelt (Cambridge, MA)
Phyllis Rosen (Mt. Vernon, NY)
Arthur Schless
Wayne Scott
Andrew Silikovitz (West Orange, NJ)
Anita Stejskal (Raleigh, NC)
Thomas Wilson (South Williamsport, PA)