It’s time to solve this week’s ScuttleButton puzzle!
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.
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Beat UConn — A button about some sport by some opponent of the University of Connecticut.
Leader for Governor/Vote Straight Democratic — George Leader was elected in Pennsylvania in 1954.
Get a Horse. Not political. Not even for Eric Cantor.
Nixon’s the One/Agnew’s the Two — The successful Republican presidential ticket of 1968.
Au H2O 1964 — Using the Periodic table of elements, you get “Gold” and “Water.”
So, when you combine UConn + Leader + Horse + Two + Water, you kinda get …
You can lead a horse to water. And yes, it’s true … you can’t make it drink. But that’s for another puzzle.
And the randomly selected winner is … Lynn Berman of Pittsburgh, Pa. Lynn wins the coveted Political Junkie button.