Saturday, October 24, 2015


The longest recorded attack of hiccups lasted 68 YEARS!

It's almost Halloween, and the ghosts and ghouls are getting ready to party.
Can you figure out who might be coming to the big monster mash, based on the clues below?

01. He's expected, but never appears.
02. He never drinks wine.
03. Despite his appearance, he's friendly.
04. One has to wonder just how well he can play hockey.
05. A multi-faceted being.
06. Everyone is hoping she doesn't crash the party!
07. He might bring the music.
08. Complains about always having to sweep up afterwards.
09. Despite the name, he's not vampiric.
10. He may love Christmas, but Halloween is his night!
11. He tried to steal Christmas too.
12. Everyone goes to him for advice.
13. No one knows if he ever does show up.
14. The other guests complain that he's all wet and a social wallflower at parties.
15. Always wants to rap.
16. The Tally Man
17. No one wants him to make a house call

THE GUEST LIST, alphabetically
a.) Batman
b.) Buffy
c.) Casper
d.) Count Von Count
e.) Creature From The Black Lagoon
f.) Dracula
g.) The Frankenstein Monster
h.) The Great Pumpkin
i.) The Grinch
j.) The Invisible Man
k.) Jack Skellington
l.) Jason
m.) The Mummy
n.) Doctor Van Helsing
o.) Witch
p.) Witch Doctor
q.) The Wolfman

We'll reveal all next weekend. But for now, let's open up THE ANSWERS BOX and discover the results from the October 17, 2015 Puzzle Corner.

The items in each subset have something in common.
Do you know what it is?

01. {mer, agua} = These are International words for water.
02. {lucht, aria} = These are International words for air.

While in most countries, "shhh" is a request for quiet, what does it actually mean in Germany?
Believe it or not, "shhh" means Hurry up in Germany.

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