Donald Trump’s intelligence agencies insist that this week’s ScuttleButton is too easy; the president calls them “naive” and suggests that perhaps “they should go back to school.” I don’t think you need to have attended school to figure out this week’s puzzle.
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Super Spiro — Spiro Agnew was vice president under Richard Nixon, popular among conservatives for his regular denunciations of the media and protesters.
Ohio State/Rose Bowl — I believe this is from 1974, when they trounced USC.
Eggers in ’53 — Frank Hague Eggers took on Jersey City Mayor John V. Kenny in a memorable 1953 contest.
So, when you combine Super + Bowl + 53, you kinda get …
Super Bowl 53. Or, as some would call it, LII. Either way, another win for the New England Patriots.
And the randomly selected winner is … Patricia Saiger Limbacher of St. Paul, Minn. Patricia wins the coveted Political Junkie button.