Saturday, December 28, 2013


As we near the end of 2013, let us look back and see how much of it you actually remember with this quiz.

01. We lost this actor, who was nominated EIGHT times for an Oscar, but never once won! He was given an honorary Oscar before his passing. Who was this person?

02. The next time Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will occur within the same 24 hour period is not until what year?

03. Author Tom Clancy passed away this year. Can you name his last book, published posthumously?

04. What accomplishment can trumpeter Derek Watkins claim that no one else can?
05. Who won the 2013 World Series?
06. Who won the 2013 Super Bowl?
07. What makes the annual Tournament of Roses Parade so unique?
08. What famous science fiction series celebrated its 50th anniversary this year?
09. 2013 is allegedly the year the X-men have to worry about mutant hunting Sentinels taking over the world in the acclaimed "Days of Future Past" story line that is being made into a movie. But when was this comic book tale first published?
10. Who did Time magazine name their 2013 Person of the Year?

We'll reveal all next weekend in our first Puzzle Corner of 2014.
But for now, let's peek inside THE ANSWERS BOX and discover the results of December 21, 2013's enigmas.

Based upon the clues, our Christmas Carols were...
01. ...and some homemade pumpkin pie.
There's No Place Like Home For The Holidays
02. Where the love light gleams...

I'll Be Home For Christmas
03. Christmas bells, ringing through the land...

Snoopy's Christmas (The holiday sequel to Snoopy Versus The Red Baron by The Royal Guardsmen)
04. ...some corn for popping...

Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
05. ...unwashed socks

(You're A Mean One) Mister Grinch, from the original/animated version of How The Grinch Stole Christmas


It's a gingerbread house!

And The Puzzle Corner wishes all its readers and players a safe and happy 2014!

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