Monthly Archives: April 2013

Robert Penn Warren: Fortune

Photo:  english.illinois.edu Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989) The answer to this two-diagram puzzle is something the American poet, novelist and literary critic said about good fortune.  Warren was born 108 years ago today. Diagram A: Diagram B:    

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News Item

Photo:  Drew Angerer/EPA  The following two-diagram puzzle features something that Mark Barden, the man shown speaking above, said during a Rose Garden press conference about a legislative development yesterday.  (1) + (2) is what he said; (3) is where he is from. … Continue reading

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Attorney’s Opinion

Today’s puzzle features something a famous attorney (pictured above) said; (1) is what he said and (2) is his name.  He was born 156 years ago today.

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Thomas Jefferson: Essential

Illustration: www.biography.com Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) Today is Thomas Jefferson’s 270th birthday.  This puzzle contains something he said about the essentials of life.  (Take a moment to toast him on his birthday!) (Note:  This puzzle involves one “wraparound” or “hidden adjacency”:  A … Continue reading

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Bette Davis: Payoff

Photo: www.doctormacro.com Bette Davis (1908-1989) Bette Davis, star of film, television and theater, offers a bit of philosophy in the puzzle below.  Tomorrow, April 5, would have been her 105th birthday.  

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