Solution to Web Acrostic #1

A. MELD
B. ADMIT
C. RANT
D. KATH
E. THUD
F. WATCHES
G. AMIN
H. INWARD
I. NASTY
J. CHEF
K. OMAR
L. RETCH
M. NOWADAYS
N. PESTLE
O. ONEROUS
P. NEWISH
Q. ETHEL
R. OTTER
S. PUFFS
T. IDITAROD
U. NELSON
V. IMBIBE
W. OTTAVA
X. NEWEST
Y. SWANK

We cannot invent standards that will stick; what we mistake for standards are only fashions, and perishable. We may continue to admire them, but we drop the use of them. — Mark Twain, "Corn-pone Opinions"