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Sir Isaac Newton: Gravity (Quip-Bild)

In solving a Quip-Bild puzzle, YOU become the puzzle-maker, trying to fit the quip (in this case, a quote from Newton) onto the Quipto cube. For today’s Quip-Bild challenge, go to the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.

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Sir Isaac Newton: Gravity (Quip-Find)

Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727) The great physicist was born on Christmas Day in 1643, but under the subsequent calendar reform his birthday became January 4. The Newton quotation hidden in the diagram below has become a commonplace statement, almost a … Continue reading

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Last Words (Quip-Bild)

As usual, the quip(s) for today’s Quip-Bild puzzle are the answers to the previous Quip-Find puzzle; it is your turn to be the puzzle creator. For the puzzle options, and their difficulty ratings, click on “Puzzle Answers,” above.

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Last Words (Quip-Find)

Today’s Quip-Find puzzle features the last words of an obscure royal (at the center in the photo above) whose assassination sparked a major war. (1) is his last words, and (2) is his name; both (1) and (2) can be … Continue reading

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George Washington: Association (Quip-Bild)

As usual, today’s Quip-BildTM puzzles challenge you to create the previous day’s Quip-FindTM puzzle. To access today’s puzzle: (1) Click on “Puzzle Answers” (above) and find the two-part answer to yesterday’s puzzle – something George Washington said about choosing the people you associate with. … Continue reading

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George Washington: Association (Quip-Find)

George Washington (February 22, 1732-December 14, 1799) Tomorrow is the anniversary of the death in 1799 of George Washington, our first President. He was 67 years old and he died at his Mount Vernon estate from “acute laryngitis.” The answer … Continue reading

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Willa Cather: Life’s Lessons (Quip-Bild)

For today’s Quip-BildTM puzzles, click on the “Puzzle Answers” link above; the answers to parts (1) and (2) of yesterday’s Quip-FindTM puzzle are the Quip-Bild puzzles for today. That is, in todays puzzle, you are challenged to create yesterday’s puzzle. (As usual, we … Continue reading

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Willa Cather: Life’s Lessons (Quip-Find)

Willa Cather (1873-1947) (Source: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Archives) Tomorrow, December 7, is the birthday of the American novelist Willa Cather, celebrated for her novels set on the Great Plains when it was the frontier of European settlement. Today’s two-diagram Quip-FindTM puzzle conceals … Continue reading

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Winston Churchill: Sacrifice (Quip-Bild)

In our Quip-BildTM puzzle for today, you are challenged to become the puzzle-maker and create yesterday’s Quip-FindTM puzzle. To access today’s Quip-Bild puzzle, click on the “Puzzle Answers” link and go to the answer for yesterday’s puzzle, “Sacrifice: Quip-Find.” (Note: Hopefully you … Continue reading

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Winston Churchill: Sacrifice (Quip-Find)

Winston Churchill, August, 1944 (Credit: Imperial War Museums) Winston Churchill, British politician and statesman, leader of Great Britain during World War II, was born on this date in 1874. Our two-diagram Quip-FindTM puzzle for today conceals memorable words he spoke in … Continue reading

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