The Game of the Name: The Answers


Really Difficult Puzzles


This week’s puzzle is officially over—in record time, may we add, after only one day. Thanks to all who entered. Our winner is Chris Hurst, who answered every one of the riddles. He gets a free subscription to the Review. Congratulations, Chris! Below, the solutions. 

“The Game of the Name” answers:

    1. Radcliffe
    2. Falstaff
    3. Bartók
    4. Burnside
    5. Solti
    6. Feydeau
    7. Lopate
    8. Vandross
    9. Meir
    10. Strayhorn
    11. Gaitskill
    12. Manzù
    13. Carnap
    14. Redgrave
    15. Heartfield
    16. Lipsyte
    17. Fairbanks
    18. Descartes
    19. Pangloss
    20. Holbein
    21. Adorno
    22. Blackwell
    23. Cunningham
    24. Poundstone
    25. Steinbeck
    26. Greenspan
    27. Galway
    28. Naipaul
    29. Niebuhr
    30. Fillmore  

Dylan Hicks is a writer and musician. His second novel, Amateurs, is out now from Coffee House Press. He contributes a monthly puzzle to the Daily.