## Acrostic Puzzle (#1)

Difficulty: (explanation of difficulty)

Instructions: Fill in the answers for the listed clues. Each letter in the answer is numbered; as you fill in the letters for the answer, they will be transferred to the corresponding square in the diagram. You may also fill in letters in the diagram; they will be transferred to the corresponding answers. When the puzzle is complete, the diagram will contain the text of a quotation, and the quotation's author and source can be read in the first letter of each of the answers.

 1H 2V 3N 4O 5B 6D 7V 8U 9P 10C 11L 12P 13J 14V 15T 16Q 17E 18B 19A 20W 21V 22I 23C 24Z 25F 26R 27X 28O 29V 30J 31D 32S 33O 34T 35H 36Y 37C 38F 39G 40L 41K 42U 43N 44O 45E 46W 47Q 48X 49C 50S 51H 52J 53A 54P 55V 56S 57M 58P 59X 60G 61H 62G 63B 64H 65Y 66M 67U 68C 69Q 70T 71X 72E 73W 74N 75L 76J 77Q 78G 79P 80U 81V 82A 83L 84Z 85C 86Z 87E 88P 89Y 90D 91J 92P 93D 94Z 95W 96H 97T 98R 99S 100C 101N 102U 103B 104T 105X 106K 107Z 108F 109Q 110C 111L 112X 113G 114S 115C 116U 117F 118U 119I 120X 121R 122Z 123W 124J 125O 126Y 127Z 128C 129U 130F 131Q 132A 133C 134P 135E 136I 137D 138N 139O 140S 141C 142Q 143O 144M 145H 146E 147Q 148V 149X 150C 151L 152J 153U 154O 155M 156C 157Y 158Z 159D 160W 161S 162A 163Z 164E 165Z 166U 167W 168T 169K 170B 171D 172U 173W 174I 175C 176K 177M 178Y 179W 180B 181F 182H 183Z 184L 185H 186R 187J 188N 189C
A. Rants and _____
 162 19 53 82 132
B. Got well
 5 63 103 180 170 18
C. Not of this world (hyph.)
 133 37 110 150 49 23 10 128 156 175 189 100 68 141 115 85
D. Rising from the base of an escutcheon
 6 159 90 93 31 137 171
E. Stenographer's need
 17 164 135 45 146 87 72
F. Moved in a circle
 25 108 181 38 130 117
G. Quintessence
 78 113 62 39 60
H. Extremely
 64 182 1 145 185 96 61 51 35
I. Midday
 174 119 136 22
J. Becomes stronger
 91 52 187 76 152 30 124 13
K. Very dark
 41 106 169 176
L. King or queen
 11 184 75 111 40 151 83
M. Declined
 57 177 66 144 155
N. Sufficient
 138 43 74 3 188 101
O. String of beads
 28 125 44 143 154 33 4 139
P. Away from land
 92 58 79 134 9 12 88 54
Q. Polished manners
 16 109 77 131 69 47 142 147
R. Emit copiously
 98 121 26 186
S. Walked with a limp
 99 161 56 32 50 114 140
T. Material
 15 70 34 104 97 168
U. State of being all-powerful
 67 172 116 153 166 80 8 42 118 129 102
V. Barnyard animals
 55 148 2 7 14 21 81 29
W. Repulsive
 73 167 123 179 160 46 173 20 95
X. Be brighter than
 59 149 48 112 120 105 71 27
Y. Scene
 126 157 89 178 36 65
Z. Battles
 84 158 107 24 183 86 122 127 165 163 94