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NEW YEAR’S EXTRAVAGANZA! – No. 6: Promotion

The quoted expert The quote in the following puzzle is from an American business expert and writer. (1) and (2) are the quote, and (3) is his name. Diagram A: Diagram B:

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NEW YEAR’S EXTRAVAGANZA! – No. 5: Warning!

Photo: www.biography.com F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) Fitzgerald knew what he was talking about when he made this observation. The well-known quote is perhaps an especially appropriate caution on New Year’s Eve. (Note: In Diagram B, one wraparound or “hidden adjacency” … Continue reading

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NEW YEAR’S EXTRAVAGANZA! – No. 4: Rejuvenation

  The answer to the puzzle below is a quote from Mason Cooley (1927-2002), an American professor and aphorist (which means he specialized in coming up with quips like this one). Diagram A: Diagram B:  

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NEW YEAR’S EXTRAVAGANZA! – No. 3: Appropriate

Portrait by Henry Raeburn, 1822 Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) Our third Extravaganza puzzle features a quote from Sir Walter Scott, the Scottish novelist, poet and dramatist who flourished in the early 19th Century. (Note: A couple of the words in … Continue reading

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NEW YEAR’S EXTRAVAGANZA! – No. 2: Novelty

Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) The answer to our second, two-diagram puzzle in the Extravaganza is a quote from Rainer Maria Rilke, the Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist, who died in 1926. Diagram A: Diagram B:  

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NEW YEAR’S EXTRAVAGANZA! – No. 1: Fresh Start

NEW YEAR’S EXTRAVAGANZA!  To celebrate the coming of 2015, we are posting, over the next eight days, a Quip-Find™ “extravaganza”. Think of it as our version of fireworks – 14 new Quip-Find word puzzles in a burst of celebration. The … Continue reading

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Benjamin Disraeli: Makes Things Worse

Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) December 21 is the birthday of Benjamin Disraeli, Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1874 to 1880; he was born 210 years ago today. He is one of the most quotable people of his time, famous for his pithy … Continue reading

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Minority Report: Bah Humbug!

The two-diagram puzzle below expresses one man’s take on the holiday season. (1) and (2) are what he said, and (3) is his name. Hint: Ironically, this man was named for the holiday season! (Yesterday would have been his 115th … Continue reading

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Puzzle of the Month: Out of Season

For our December Quip-Find(TM) Puzzle of the Month, we have chosen a well-known quote from J. M. Barrie, the Scottish novelist and dramatist best known as the author of Peter Pan. Enjoy solving it! (By coincidence, Peter Pan Live airs … Continue reading

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Voice

Photo credit: ibtimes.co.uk The quotation hidden in the Quip-Find diagrams below could well have been spoken about the current events in Ferguson, Missouri. Parts 1 and 2 are the quote; 3 is the name of the person being quoted. Diagram … Continue reading

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