Monthly Archives: June 2013

Thanks for Your Interest; Now We Need Your Help

Thank you for following this blog.  We greatly appreciate your interest in in Quip-Find(TM) puzzles and the Quipto(R) concept that underlies them. As we are contemplating the launch of a Quip-Find app for the iPad and the submission of Quip-Find … Continue reading

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Surveillance

Photo: en.wikipedia.org The answer to today’s puzzle is a quote from a novel published in 1949; it can be seen as a literary anticipation of the recently-exposed NSA surveillance program.  (Hint:  The author (photo above) would have turned 110 years old today.)  

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Lou Gehrig: Fortune

Photo:  www.biography.com Henry Louis “Lou” Gehrig (1903-1941) The baseball great was born 110 years ago today.  His most memorable words were uttered during “Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day” ceremonies at Yankee Stadium on July 4, 1939; that statement is hidden in the … Continue reading

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Joyce Carol Oates: Ending

Photo: harpercollins.c9m Joyce Carol Oates (1938-    ) Oates turns 75 years old today.  The answer to the following puzzle is the American author’s answer to an important question.  

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Last Words: Emperor Nero

Bust of Nero, Musei Capitolini, Rome  (With today’s posting, we begin a new occasional feature of this blog: “Last Words”.) Nero, the fifth Emperor of the Roman Empire, died on this date in 68 AD.  Today’s puzzle features one version … Continue reading

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Thomas Mann: Significance

Source:  www.nobelprize.org Thomas Mann (1875-1955) The German novelist, winner of the 1929 Nobel Prize in literature, was born on this day in 1875.  The following two-diagram puzzle conceals something Mann said about the end of life. (Note:  The second diagram … Continue reading

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