Saturday, March 30, 2024

THE PUZZLE CORNER: MARCH 30, 2024

 ðŸ˜ŽFUN FACT
HOPPY EASTER! 🥚🐇

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?
Mister Toad visits Tara.

THE LETTER SHUFFLE
How many new words can you make out of the letters in EASTER?
Hint: There’s more than you think.

We’ll reveal all next weekend but for now, let’s open up THE ANSWERS BOX📦 and discover the results from the March 23 Puzzle Corner.

FAMOUS FIRSTS
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The very first episode of the original Jeopardy! aired March 30, 1964. Who was the host and announcer?
Art Fleming hosted and Don Pardo announced on the Merv Griffin creation.
It was revived in the 1980s and has been on the air in syndication ever since.

TRIVIA TIME
What was the first “rip off”/parody of Star Wars?
Star Crash, starring Caroline Munro and David Hasselhoff in 1979.
Mel Brooks' classic Space Balls came later.

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