Solution to Integra Acrostic #7

A. MUSKETEER
B. ALMS
C. RUSTLE
D. GLUTINOUS
E. ADJUNCT
F. REACH
G. ESSENCE
H. TOUSLE
I. MAUVE
J. EDEN
K. AWKWARD
L. DOORJAMB
M. INLAID
N. NUPTIALS
O. TOWN
P. HUSH-HUSH
Q. EWER
R. FLOAT
S. OFTEN
T. REWORD
U. TOUCH
V. INCHOATE
W. EPISODE
X. SWATCH

… what American could kneel and ask, "Please, God, help us to win just because we are us; never mind whether our cause is just or not"? The words would curdle in the mouths of the most fanatical. — Margaret Mead in the forties