Monthly Archives: July 2012

Our New Look

Thanks to the efforts of Jan Schultz, our puzzles — beginning with the one posted below — have a new look:  The cryptograms feature tiles rather than blanks. We feel that this change makes the cryptograms easier to read and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!: Author, Author!

Today’s puzzle celebrates the 47th birthday of one of today’s most popular writers.  (1) is the author’s name, and (2) is the main character and (3) is the main setting of the author’s books.

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Happy Birthday!: Henry Ford

Today is the anniversary of the birth of Henry Ford in 1830.  Answers to the two puzzles below are (1) a bit of advice and (2) a famous opinion from the father of the Model T. Puzzle 1: Puzzle 2: … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Vincent van Gogh

It was on this date in 1890 that the painter Vincent van Gogh died at age 37 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  The answer to the puzzle below is a quote from van Gogh.

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Happy Birthday!: Jackie’s Reflection

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis would have celebrated her 83rd birthday today.  To mark her birthday, we offer the puzzle below, which contains a quotation from her.

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In Memoriam: Creative Genius

We honor a great man who died on this date more than 250 years ago; (1) is his name and (2) is the occupation for which he is primarily remembered.

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A Special Puzzle for Today

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In Memoriam: Famous Last Words

This is a challenging three-part, five-quip puzzle that features the dying words of a writer who expired 66 years ago today.  In Part A, (1) is the name of the writer and (2) is the person to whom the words were spoken.  In Parts … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!: Standings

In these two separate but related puzzles, Puzzle A yields a quote from a famous baseball player and manager who would have turned 107 years old today.   Puzzle  B contains (1) another quip commonly attributed to him, and also (2) his name. Puzzle … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday!: Carl Jung

For the birthday of Carl Jung (born 1875), we offer two different quotes from the great Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist. Part A: Part B:

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