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Why: In Touch Weekly crossword puzzle, #75 down: Dazzling success. Answer:
E C L A _Answer: ECLAT!
1. enthusiastic approval; "the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved" [syn: acclaim, acclamation, plaudits, plaudit] 2. ceremonial elegance and splendor; "entered with much eclat in a coach drawn by eight white horses" [syn: pomp] 3. brilliant or conspicuous success or effect; "the eclat of a great achievement"Source: OneAcross
The More You Know: It actually gets a little accent, like éclat. Comes from French, brilliance, from Old French esclat, splinter, from esclater, to burst out, splinter, probably of Germanic origin.