Letters From the Editor

Feats of Strength

As many of you must already know, Rosecrans is getting married soon. So soon, in fact, that his bachelor party was last night. Though we avoided getting a woman to jump out of a cake (Paul Ford and I discussed the unappetizing ramifications of forgetting to take her out before you baked it), or any of the other typical bachelor-party novelties, we did have games. Jumbles, in fact, composed by yours truly and based off the kind you find in the paper. I figured he’d have a more difficult time of it than he did, and I only had to reference the answers a couple of times. (Paul noted that ‘vernal’ was a pretty difficult one. There were also grumbles over ‘porcine,’ but hey: I needed the letters.) The answer to each Jumble is the name of a bar in Williamsburg, and each answer directed us to our next destination in a bar crawl that ended with us meeting up with Rosecrans’s fiancée and her bachelorette party (which didn’t have Jumbles – ha!), at which point dancing started happening right away.

Here are the puzzles, in case you’d like to try your hand at them:


Andrew Womack is a founding editor of The Morning News. He is always working on the next installment of the Albums of the Year series at TMN. More by Andrew Womack

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