Monthly Archives: December 2013

New Year’s Eve Puzzle Contest

WARNING:  The two-diagram puzzle that follows is arguably the most difficult puzzle we have ever offered — even more difficult than the $100 prize puzzle at the end of November.  We wish we could offer a comparable prize for this … Continue reading

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The Christmas Spirit

The two puzzles that follow feature two quotations from the past year that exemplify Chrisitianity at its best — and thus the true Christmas spirit. The quote in Puzzle A pertains to the economy; (1) in Puzzle B is a statement about  homosexuals.  And (2) in … Continue reading

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Benjamin Disraeli: Progeny

Photo: www.newyorktimes.com Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) A Conservative politician and writer, Disraeli was twice Prime Minister of Great Britain.  Today is his birthday.  He said many quotable things, including the following statement about achievement in life. (Note:  This puzzle involves two … Continue reading

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Roald Amundsen: Success at the South Pole

Photo Source: www.britannica.com Roald Amundsen (1872-1928) Today it was reported that Prince Harry and his fellow trekkers in the Walking with the Wounded Project had successfully reached the South Pole.  They arrived just one day before the 102nd anniversary of the culmination … Continue reading

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R.I.P.: Nelson Mandela

Photo: worldnews.nbcnews.com Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) The great South African leader reportedly died today at age 95.  To honor his memory, we present a puzzle whose answer is something Mandela said about the process of healing. (Note:  In the second diagram … Continue reading

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Bette Midler: Can’t Tell

Photo Source: neontommy.com Bette Midler (b. 1945) The singer-songwriter, comedienne and actress turns 68 years old today.  The answer to the following puzzle is her reflection on self-expression.  

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We Have a Winner!

The winning entry in our Special $100 Quip-Find Puzzle Contest was received only 11 minutes after the puzzle was posted!  (And the first runner-up entry was received just two minutes later.) The winner of our grand prize ($100 plus signed copies … Continue reading

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