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It's ScuttleButton Time!


People are having a hard time focusing lately. G-20 or NY 20? Chris Dodd or A-Rod?

What everyone seems to agree on, however, is that -- after a week's absence -- they are happy ScuttleButton has returned.

I may have taken a vacation in the interim, but there's no change in the rules. Take one word (or concept) per button, add 'em up, and whaddaya get? Usually the answer is a famous name or a common 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; I can't imagine a greater honor. (Or, as Gary Crum of Junction City, Ore., wrote last week, "I'm 66 years old and this is the most important contest I've ever won. Is that pathetic or what?")

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

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

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Good luck, and have fun!