Answers to Puzzle #27 Wordplay: Yr n Rvw

If you didn’t take the puzzling trip down the memory lane that was 2009, well then give it a try.  If you’re puzzling-mobile broke down on said thoroughfare, then click below for the answers.

Bernie Madoff – Famed Ponzi Schemer

Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger – Successfully Landed a Passenger Jet in the Hudson River 

David Letterman – Talk Show Host/Philanderer/Blackmail Victim

Freedom Tower – Endless Delays and Wrangling

George Stephanopoulos – In Honor of Becoming Host of GMA

Hideki Matsui – World Series MYP for Yanks

John Liu – First Asian American Elected NYC Comptroller

Kandinsky at the Guggenheim – Retrospective of the Great Painters Work Through 1/13/2010

Lady Gaga – NYC’s Own 2009 Pop Diva

Meb Keflezighi – Mens Winner of the 2009 NYC Marathon

New Yankee Stadium – What A Billion or So Dollars Can Get You

Pedro Espada Jr. – Renegade State Senator from the Bronx, Probably

Robert F. Kennedy Bridge – No Mo’ Triborough

Sonya Sotomayor – NYC Native Confirmed to US Supreme Court

Atlantic Yards – See Freedom Tower

Vesuvio Bakery – Famed SOHO Bakery Officially Gave Up the Ghost in 2009

World Series Parade – Had It Been Nine Long Years?

Yasmina Meza – Playwright Who Took Home Her Second Tony for “God of Carnage”

Zhu Zhu Pets – Country’s Dominant Toy Fad Big in NYC!  (no seriously)


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