Solution to Web09

A. CHAMBERMAID
B. AFFABLE
C. RECTIFY
D. SHIFTLESS
E. ODETS
F. NEED TO LET
G. THIRD BASE
H. HOCHTIEF
I. ERRATICALLY
J. MOTHBALLS
K. ACCORDION
L. REET
M. GOATEE
N. ISHER
O. NEWTOWN
P. ALL THAT THE
Q. LITTLE HOUSE
R. WITCHCRAFT
S. OLIVES
T. ROOM TO
U. LIABILITY
V. DEEP DISH

The little crab alone with the sea became a symbol that stood for life itself — for the delicate, destructible, yet incredibly vital force that somehow holds its place amid the harsh realities of the inorganic world. — [Rachel] Carson, "The Marginal World"