Monthly Archives: September 2013

T. S. Eliot: Acquisition

Photo: www.poetryfoundation.org T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)  The poet T. S. Eliot was born 125 years ago today.  The answer to the following puzzle is something he said about one aspect of his art.

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Stephen King: Method

Photo: harlanwolff.com Stephen King (b. 1947) Today is the 66th birthday of this American author.  His newest novel, Doctor Sleep, a sequel to The Shining, was published this month. The King quote that is the answer to today’s puzzle concerns why … Continue reading

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Creighton Abrams: War

Photo: wgbh.org Gen. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr. (1916-1974) Gen. Abrams would have turned 99 this coming Sunday.  One of his quips (“When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.”) provided the title for our second book of Quip-Find puzzles.*  … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders: Legislative Mission

 Bernie Sanders (b. 1941) Today is the birthday of Vermont’s junior U. S. Senator, the longest-serving independent in the history of Congress.  The answer to the two-diagram puzzle below is something the Senator said about a program he has consistently championed, one … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: David Frost

Photo:  cnn.com David Frost (1939-2013) Frost, who died yesterday, will  probably be best remembered as the TV interviewer who got Richard Nixon to apologize for having “let the American people down.”  The answer to today’s two-diagram puzzle is a Frost quote … Continue reading

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