Technically the United States’ independence from Great Britain was declared on July 2, 1776; but it took time to copy the document—back then by hand—before making the announcement official. Hence July 4.
AKA, ALSO KNOWN AS
What member of the United States’ 13 colonies was originally known as New Amsterdam?
THE LETTER SHUFFLE
How many new words can you form from the letters in INDEPENDENCE?
We’ll reveal all next weekend but for now, let’s open up THE ANSWERS BOX📦 and discover the results from the June 26, 2021 Puzzle Corner.
Who was the first actress to break the seven figure salary mark for a movie?
Elizabeth Taylor, who earned $1 million US dollars to star in the title role of 1963’s Cleopatra. Today that would be worth roughly $8.8 million US dollars.
BEFORE AND AFTER
Two separate items share at least one word, and so can be combined to create something new. Based upon the clue below, do you know what the new thing is?
The Robinsons binge watch a 1960s Hanna-Barbera series = Lost In Space Ghost.