On the Road

We spent all day today on the road, driving between the Colorado mountains and Omaha. You know what’s out there? Not much.

That makes for a pretty long day, so instead of commentary I’ll offer a puzzle. This was a crossword  included in an issue of The Owl from the fall of 1938 and it’s full of truly trivial Rice trivia:

Here’s the solution, but give it a try before you peek:

Bonus: Seasons Greetings from Norton, Kansas!

We seem to have exited through the entrance.

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6 Responses to On the Road

  1. I rather like the add for the suit. $20.00, not bad for Sackowitz

    • Francis Eugene "Gene" PRATT, Institute Class of '56 says:

      I believe that’s the price for a ‘jacket’ only.
      A suit should have cost about $35, or the price of an ounce of gold.
      (Or so I have been told, or read, or dreamed.)

      (And we’re still waiting for an explanation of your attire in that pic.)

  2. Leoguy says:

    More importantly, did you see any courthouses on your drive?

    • Francis Eugene "Gene" PRATT, Institute Class of '56 says:

      Hopefully, you’re asking from the tourist point of view.
      NOT from an accused point of view.

  3. Bob Reinhold says:

    You’re about six months early to be going to Omaha.

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