Monthly Archives: January 2015

In Memoriam: Lest We Forget

Image: Anne Gelbard – AFP/Getty Images Today’s two-diagram Quip-Find(TM) puzzle commemorates an event — but not one in the distant past. In a real sense, the puzzle answers in the two diagrams — (1) in Diagram A, and (2), (3) … Continue reading

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NEW YEAR’S EXTRAVAGANZA: January 7: Advice for the New Year

Photo: www.biography.com Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr. (1943-1993) Arthur Ashe was an American professional tennis player who won three Grand Slam titles and was ranked No. 1 in the world. This two-diagram puzzle is the final puzzle in our NEW YEAR’S EXTRAVAGANZA; the … Continue reading

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NEW YEAR’S EXTRAVAGANZA: January 6: On to Victory!

Image: en.wikipedia.org Helen Rowland (1875-1950)  Helen Rowland was an American journalist and humorist who wrote a column called “Reflections of a Bachelor Girl” for the New York Post. A bit of her advice is featured in today’s puzzle, below.

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NEW YEAR’S EXTRAVAGANZA: January 5: A Wish

In 1955 the singer-songwriter pictured above wrote a song that became an international anthem. The title, and theme, of the song is the answer to our puzzle for today. Diagram A: Diagram B:     

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NEW YEAR’S EXTRAVAGANZA: January 4: Metamorphosis

Photo: www.biography.com Steven Spielberg, born 1946 The influential American film director, screenwriter and producer is widely considered a genius and a pioneer of “The New Hollywood”. A co-founder of DreamWorks, he is known for many hit films, including Jaws, E.T., … Continue reading

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NEW YEAR’S EXTRAVAGANZA: January 3: A More Immediate Focus

Photo: www.theguardian.com This 2-ton Henry Moore sculpture of a reclining figure was stolen in 2005 and apparently melted down and sold to China as scrap metal. The answer to today’s two-diagram puzzle is a quote from the English sculptor and artist … Continue reading

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NEW YEAR’S EXTRAVAGANZA: January 2: Try, Try Again

Photo: atlantablackstar.com Oprah Winfrey, born 1954  Oprah offered the holiday toast featured in this two-diagram puzzle. (Note: There is one wraparound or “hidden adjacency” involved in Diagram B of this puzzle; though they do not appear to be adjacent, the letter … Continue reading

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NEW YEAR’S EXTRAVAGANZA: January 1: Anniversary

Image: www.theguardian.com Charles Lamb (1775-1834) Our first Quip-Find™ puzzle for 2015 is a two-diagram puzzle that features a timely quote from this English writer. Diagram A: Diagram B:        

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