Archive for the ‘Manhattan’ Category

Answers to Puzzle #32: Triviography I: The Bronx is Up and the Battery’s Down

February 1, 2010

If you did not try Friday’s geographical puzzle, fear not, for I have linked it here.  If you need the answers, click below. (more…)

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Puzzle #32: Triviography I: The Bronx is Up and The Battery’s Down

January 29, 2010

This week’s puzzle is a combination of trivia and geography which I am dubbing Triviography! (See what I did there?)  This puzzle will give you a list of two different Manhattan landmarks and your challenge is to figure out which one of them is further uptown (i.e. north) on the Isle of Manhattan.  See how many you can do before you resort to Google Maps!  Happy Puzzling!

Which of these are further uptown?

1.  City Hall or The Town Hall

2.   The Metropolitan Museum of Art or The Museum of Natural History 

3.  Carnegie Hall or Lincoln Center

4.  Grand Central Terminal or The Port Authority Bus Terminal

5.  John Jay College or John Jay Park

6.  Chelsea Markets or Chelsea Piers 

7.  Avengers Mansion or The Baxter Building

8.  The Chrysler Building or The General Motors Building

9.  The Lake in Central Park or The Pond in Central Park

10.  The Cathedral of St. John the Devine or Columbia University

11.  259 West 4th Street or 189 West 10th Street

Answers to Puzzle #3: Manhattan Sights

May 25, 2009

Sorry for the late post today.  I hope everyone else is enjoying the great weather for Memorial Day.  Here are the answers for Friday’s puzzle, and if you don’t know what I am talking about, well here’s the puzzle.

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Puzzle #3 Wordplay: Manhattan Sights

May 22, 2009

New York’s most famous borough is in the spotlight this week.  The following clues will all lead you to an answer that is a famous place on the island bought for beads.   Each clue is a mini-word puzzle.  Look for anagrams, hidden words, and all kinds of word shenanigans.   Once again I will list the number of letters in each word of the answer in parenthesis after each clue to help focus your search.  If you like this puzzle, try Puzzle #1 and Puzzle #2.  Happy Puzzling!

  1. Charlie Chalin signature character (3,4)
  2. Finally done with last tee (5)
  3. This Pheline’z got ya’ tongue (5)
  4. I call it: The Stir Close mix’d (3, 9)
  5. Past President anchoring the Knicks (7, 6)
  6. Dweeb past prez flipped over rows of veggies (7, 6, 6)
  7. A thousand diatribes to Michael Bloomberg (6,4)
  8. Maroon Record Emporium (6,4,5)
  9. Say goodnight punchline cracked up in Spanish hands (6, 7)