Saturday, November 30, 2013


Despite the fact that this week marked both Thanksgiving, as well as the start of Hanukkah and the 2013 Christmas shopping season, we are proud to present our regularly scheduled Puzzle Corner.

Two separate things have at least one word in common, so can be combined to form a new item.
Based upon the clue below, do you know what the new thing is?

A team up between Jan Eliot and Rick Stromoski might be interesting, but would not create an edible menu choice.

How many new words can you spell out of the letters in the word THANKSGIVING?

We'll reveal all next weekend. But for now, let's peek inside THE ANSWERS BOX and discover the results from the November 23, 2013 Puzzle Corner.

November 22nd marked the 50th anniversary of the former President being taken from the world prematurely.
01. What was the most famous posting during Kennedy's World War 2 service? Motor Torpedo Boat PT-109.
02. Kennedy held what major public offices before running for the Presidency? He was both a Senator and a member of the House of Representatives in Congress, representing the state of Massachusetts.
03. Who did Kennedy run against for the Presidency in 1960? Richard Nixon, who was then the Vice-President for and hoping to succeed the outgoing Dwight David Eisenhower.
04. What was Jacqueline Kennedy's full name before marriage? Jacqueline Lee Bouvier
05. Fill-in the blank: Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States.

November 23rd marked the 50th anniversary of the BBC science fiction series.
01. Fill-in the blanks: The Doctor is a Time Lord, originally from the planet Gallifrey.
02. He travels through time and space in a TARDIS, which is an acronym for what?
Image (c) BBC
Time And Relative Dimensions In Space.
03. Why does the TARDIS always look like a blue police call box? Because the Chameleon Circuit broke after arriving on Earth and assuming the first disguise/shape it took.
04. Fill-in the blank: Many actors have been able to play the title role over the five decades (thus far) because the title character is able to regenerate.
05. The original broadcast of the very first episode (part 1 of An Unearthly Child) was delayed for over an hour for what reason? Extended news coverage of the John F. Kennedy assassination the day before. But part 1 was reran the following week in its regular time slot, and the rest is history.

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