Two weeks to go before the election, and no one knows for sure what will happen. Does anyone know the answer to this week’s ScuttleButton puzzle? We shall see!
How to Play
ScuttleButton, as you may know, is that weekly waste-of-time exercise where we post a vertical sequence of campaign buttons. Your job is to take one word (or concept) per button and add ’em up to arrive at a famous name or familiar expression. Guess the correct phrase and you could be the proud winner of the coveted Political Junkie button!
Enter your submission using the convenient submission form below, or email your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org. You must include your name and city/state to be eligible.
Show/Hide This Week's ScuttleButton Answer
“B” Democratic/Beat That Tax — Thought to be a New Jersey item.
U Know I’m for Udall ’76 — Arizona Congressman Mo Udall was a Democratic presidential hopeful in 1976.
I (heart) Mr. T — A character from The A-Team, a 1980s television show.
United Citizens for Nixon/N — Richard Nixon was elected president in 1968.
Huddleston D U.S. Senate — Dee Huddleston, a Kentucky Democrat, was first elected in 1972 and served two terms.
I Made It To the Top/World Trade Center — King Kong scales the world’s tallest building.
So, when you combine B + U + T + N + D + beast, you kinda get …
Beauty and the Beast. A fairy tale written in the 1700s by a French novelist, later made into multiple movies and TV shows.
And the randomly selected winner is … Jane Grabenstein of Monroeville, Pa. Jane wins the coveted Political Junkie button.