John Lloyd Wright, son of the famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright, invented Lincoln Logs in 1916.
FAMOUS FIRSTS: THE CAROL EDITION
Many holiday songs, and multiple renditions of specific tunes, exist. But can you name the FIRST performer for each classic listed below?
01. Frosty the Snowman
02. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
03. Here Comes Santa Claus
04. Jingle Bell Rock
05. Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow!
06. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
07. Santa Baby
08. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
09. Silver Bells
10. White Christmas
11. Sleigh Ride (as an instrumental)
12. Sleigh Ride (with lyrics)
We'll reveal all next weekend. But for now, let's open up THE ANSWERS BOX and discover the results of the December 19, 2015 Puzzle Corner.
A line from a famous Christmas carol is represented in the image on the right.
Do you know what it is?
A (Keith) Partridge in a pear tree!
THE LETTER SHUFFLE
How many new words can you spell, using the letters within the word CHRISTMAS?
A, act(s), ah(s), aim(s), air(s), am, arc(s), arch, arm(s), art(s), as, ash, ass, at
Cam(s), car(s), cart(s), cash, cast(s) cat(s), char(s), chair(s), charm(s), chart(s), chasm(s), chat(s), cram(s)
Ha, hair, ham(s), harm(s), has, hat(s), hi, him, his, hiss, hit(s)
I, I’m, is, it, its, itch
Ma, mach, march, mart(s), mash, mass, mast(s), mat(s), match, math, mint(s),mirth, miss, mist(s)
Racism, racist(s), ram(s), rash, rat(s), rich, rim(s)
Sash, sat, scam(s), scar(s), scat, sham(s), shirt(s), Sir, sis, sit(s), smash, smart(s), stair(s), star(s), starch, stash, stir(s)
Tar(s), this, trash, tram(s), trim(s), Tsar
Besides the 132 words listed above, Chris, Christ, and Sam might be eligible, depending upon your position of counting names in a game like this. Other words might also be possible.