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It's ScuttleButton Time!


Hundreds of thousands of people are marching in Tehran, demanding tougher ScuttleButton puzzles. Hopefully, this week's will fit the bill.

I keep hearing from people who still have no idea how to play the weekly ScuttleButton game.

Simply take one word (or concept) per button, add 'em up, and, hopefully, you will arrive at a famous name or a familiar expression. And don't focus on a political answer. It doesn't necessarily have to be political, though it could be.

A correct answer chosen at random gets his or her name in this column. Personally, I can't imagine a greater honor.

You can't use the comments box at the bottom of the page for your answer. Send submission (plus your name and city/state — you won't win without that) to

ScuttleButton is a regular Friday feature on the Political Junkie blog. Here's the answer to last week's puzzle.

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Good luck, have fun, and happy Friday!