Thursday, September 2, 2021

Acrostic for September


Solution for August acrostic

"When they were lying there afterward, she said "That was pretty intense wasnt it." He told her he always found it pretty intense. "But I mean practically romantic," said Marianne. I think I was starting to have feelings for you at one point. "You just have to repress all that stuff," he said. That's what I do."

Sally Rooney, Normal People

A. Safety first
B. Atticus Finch
C. Lady Godiva
D. Latter day saint
E. Youth hostel
F. Runways
G. Out with it!
H. On The Waterfront
I. Never eat lunch in this town again
J. e-Swatini
K. Yom Hashoah
L. Nightjar
M. One-handed
N. Ratepayer
O. Midwest
P. Arts et M├ętiers
Q. Lip bites
R. Preakness
S. Enthuse at
T. Off white
U. Pleasant
V. Lewdly
W. Either part

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Acrostic for August

Solution to July acrostic

 In the late nineteen sixties a beautiful graduate student in archaeology was found murdered, bludgeoned to death. The rumor was she'd been having an affair with her Harvard professor. It started on the dig they were on together in Iran, and when they got back she wouldn't give it up.

[Becky] Cooper— We keep the Dead Close

A. Curds and whey
B. Omentum
C. Out with it
D. Philostrate
E. Euthanasia
F. Ruffian
G. Witwatersrand
H. Evonne Goolagong
I. Kent Heitholt
J. Endured
K. Everywhere
L. Phishing
M. Thoreau
N. Hard drive
O. Exhausted
P. Dithering
Q. End of the bed
R. Are belong to us
S. Different
T. Cantina
U. Latter Day Saints
V. Oh Be
W. Swaged
X. Ear tube

Monday, July 5, 2021

Acrostic for July

Solution for June acrostic

"The last thirty minutes of my flight, in retrospect, were a dicey time. At the time I didnt see it that way. First, I was trained to avoid any active intellectual comprehension of disaster. Dwelling on a potential danger, or imagining what might happen. I was also too busy with the tasks at hand."

[Scott] Carpenter, For Spacious Skies

A. Cottingley
B  A matter of trust
C. Rhadamantine
D. Pitter patter
E. Eighteen wheels
F. Not without my...
G. Trash bin
H. Eastwood
I. Raving mad
J. Fast times
K. On with the motley
L. Raisa
M. Snow White
N. Paddling pool
O. Asia
P  Chastity
Q. Indignity
R. One lane
S. Up tight
T. Sweet tea
U. Sacrifice fly
V. Karman line
W. Idiotic
X. Edited
Y. Slavish

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Acrostic for June