Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Special $100 PRIZE PUZZLE!

Here it is, a two-diagram Quip-Find puzzle (posted Saturday, November 30, 2013, at noon EST; for the rules, see below): Diagram A: Diagram B: RULES: Winning:  The winner of the prize of $100 – plus signed copies of both Quip-Find word … Continue reading

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Coincidence!

This week, for the first time in 125 years, two important events will occur on the same day.  In the puzzle below, (1) and (2) are the two events.  And (3) is a current pop culture coinage being used for … Continue reading

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Final Reminder: The Special $100 Prize Puzzle Contest

Next Saturday, November 30, promptly at noon EST, we will post our Special $100 Prize Puzzle on this blog.  The first person to solve the puzzle and email us the correct answer will win the $100 prize. This is a … Continue reading

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John F. Kennedy: Final Conversation

                                                                                 Photo:  Victor Hugo King/Library of Congress The motorcade in Dallas, November 22, 1963; from left to right, Texas Governor John Connally; his wife, Nellie Connally; and, of course, President Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. To mark this 50th anniversary … Continue reading

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Reminder: $100 Prize Puzzle

Just a reminder that two weeks from today, precisely at noon EST, a prize puzzle will be posted on this blog.  The first person to respond by email (to quipfind@gmail.com) with the correct answer to the puzzle will win $100. … Continue reading

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Georgia O’Keeffe: Fulfillment

Photograph source: biography.com Georgia O’Keeffee (1887-1986) Today is the anniversary of the birth of the American artist Georgia O’Keeffee.  In the quip hidden in the following puzzle, she commented on what made her happy in life.

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Katharine Hepburn: Outcome

Photo: cometoverhollywood.com Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003) The great actress had her Hollywood debut on this date in 1928, four days after her 21st birthday, playing a schoolgirl in These Days.  The show closed after eight nights due to poor reviews.  She … Continue reading

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Announcing: $100 Prize Puzzle Contest!

A BIG Quip-Find™ prize puzzle contest is coming! In three weeks – on Saturday, November 30, promptly at noon EST (NOT EDT, as we earlier announced here) – we will post a Special Prize Puzzle on this blog.  The first person to … Continue reading

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Albert Camus: The Human Race

Photo source: libcom.org Albert Camus (1913-1960) Today is the centennial of the birth of Albert Camus, the French author, journalist and philosopher.  He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957.  The following puzzle features something Camus said about human … Continue reading

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“Rader’s Cube” — Invented Before Rubik’s!

When people first encounter Quip-Find™ word puzzles and the principle of the game apparatus on which they are based (“Rader’s Cube”, a/k/a the Quipto® rack), they will naturally be reminded of Rubik’s Cube, the 3-D manipulative puzzle that made the … Continue reading

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