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A Verdi Puzzle

Posted at 10:05 AM on October 10, 2013 by Alison Young (1 Comments)
Filed under: Composers, Fun finds

A Verdi puzzle

Let's just start this blog by stating I am not a puzzle gal.

But on this 200th birthday of one of the greatest opera composers of all, Giuseppe Verdi, I couldn't resist sharpening my pencil and giving this commemorative Verdi puzzle by George Barany and Friends a try — and don't for a second think I'd use a pen!

SUPER clever, like a three-letter word for a Diva's defining feature or the act that brought the house down where other answers premiered — and maybe the only one I might consider answering in pen for 27-across: His troubles started with Weird Sisters and continued when his Lady needed a damn spot remover.

Happy Birthday, "Joe Green," and have at it!

(... and let me know how you did by leaving a comment below. Have fun!)

Comments (1)

Bassons are seductive. The quiet woodiness combined with an assertive streak sneaks up and gets you and lulls you in.

Posted by Jane | October 15, 2013 12:04 PM