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Solution for Acrostic Puzzle #3--December 2002

George Orwell: Animal Farm
Harcourt, Brace & World, 1946

Napoleon was now never spoken of simply as "Napoleon." He was always referred to . . . as "our leader, Comrade Napoleon," and the pigs liked to invent for him such titles as Father of All Animals, Terror of Mankind, Protector of the Sheep-fold, Ducklings' Friend, and the like.

  1. GR(E'EN+H)OUSE
  2. EYE OF THE STORM (anagram)
  3. ON THE WAY (anagram)
  4. R+OOT O(F ALL) EV(I)L ( love too anagram)
  5. GOLD+EN OL+DIES (Lone anagram)
  6. ELEPHANTS (anagram)
  7. O+PEN PLA+N (pal anagram)
  8. ROMAN CANDLES (anagram)
  9. WHORLED (world homophone)
  10. END+PAPERS
  11. LAC+K+LUSTER
  12. LOC(K) OF HAIR (a rich fool anagram)
  13. ASTERISK (hidden)
  14. NAPPED (2 meanings)
  15. IN+FORM+A+TI+ON
  16. MAKES (OFF) WITH (white mask anagram)
  17. AFTER + THE F(AC)T
  18. L.A.+N+DOWNERS
  19. FRIENDS (fiends without r)
  20. AVOIRDUPOIS [avoid spurio(us) anagram]
  21. RAN+K+LED
  22. MAN+S(I)ON
The following people solved the puzzle in December:
  1. Charlene Coates
  2. Norm Crawford
  3. Elaine Cullinan
  4. David Durfee
  5. Stan Francuz
  6. Joyce Friedman
  7. Paul Gordon
  8. Tony Greanias
  9. Eliot Kieval
  10. William Lane
  11. Mark Manasse S.
  12. Kiki Neely
  13. Mary Lyndal Nyberg
  14. Dick Plotz
  15. Carolyn Roosevelt
  16. Phyllis Rosen
  17. Renate Rosenblatt
  18. Andrew Silikovitz
  19. Robert M. and Carolyn G. Smith
  20. Anita Stejskal
  21. Ed Stejskal
  22. Claire Trazenfeld
  23. S. Venkatraghavan
  24. Elaine Woontner