Solution to Corbis Crostic #23

A. AUTHOR
B. NOWHERE
C. NO-SHOW
D. INVESTIGATOR
E. EXCESSIVE
F. DYSFUNCTION
G. IPHIGENIA
H. LUCKY
I. LET OUT
J. ASTERISK
K. ROONEY
L. DOW JONES
M. TROUPER
N. ON-SITE
O. TEAPOT
P. AFOOT
Q. LOW-FAT
R. EYE SHADOW
S. CHINCH BUG
T. LOAFER
U. IMPORT
V. PUT OUT A
W. SYMMETRY
X. EARTHY

It was a painting of the sort which you do not intend to look at, and which, alas, you never forget. Some tasteless fate presses it upon you; it becomes part of the complex interior junk you carry with you wherever you go. — Annie Dillard, Total Eclipse