It’s Follow-Up Friday: Celebrity View a Clue edition!

Welcome to Follow-Up Friday!

By this time, you know the drill. Follow-Up Friday is a chance for us to revisit the subjects of previous posts and bring the PuzzleNation audience up to speed on all things puzzly.

And today, I’m posting the answers to last week’s View a Clue Celebrity game!

I selected ten names that commonly show up in crossword grids to see if the PuzzleNation audience could identify them from pictures. So let’s see how you did!


#1 (7 letters)

Answer: Rip Torn!

#2 (3 letters)

Answer: Ono! (as in Yoko Ono)

#3 (4 letters) [I’ve provided two clues for this one.]

Answer: Rene! (As in Rene Russo or Rene Auberjonois)

#4 (3 letters)

Answer: Ari! (As in Aristotle Onassis)

#5 (3 letters)

Answer: Orr! (As in Bobby Orr)

#6 (4 letters)

Answer: Oona! (As in Oona Chaplin)

#7 (3 letters)

Answer: Ott! (As in Giants great Mel Ott)

#8 (3 letters)

Answer: Eno! (As in musician Brian Eno)

#9 (4 letters)

Answer: Esai! (As in actor Esai Morales)

#10 (3 letters)  [Again, I’ve provided two clues for this one.]

Answer: Eli! (As in inventor Eli Whitney or actor Eli Wallach)


How many did you get? Let me know in the comments below! And if you have ideas for another View a Clue game, tell us below!

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View a Clue: Crossword Celebrities

Welcome to the second edition of PuzzleNation Blog’s newest feature: the View a Clue game!

I’ve selected ten names that commonly show up in crossword grids — some have become crosswordese at this point — and I want to see if the PuzzleNation audience can identify them from pictures. It’s a visual puzzle I call View a Clue!

Without further ado, let’s give it a shot!


#1 (7 letters)

#2 (3 letters)

#3 (4 letters) [I’ve provided two clues for this one.]

#4 (3 letters)

#5 (3 letters)

#6 (4 letters)

#7 (3 letters)

#8 (3 letters)

#9 (4 letters)

#10 (3 letters)  [Again, I’ve provided two clues for this one.]


How many did you get? Let me know in the comments below! And if you have ideas for another View a Clue game, tell us below!

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You can also share your pictures with us on Instagram, friend us on Facebook, check us out on TwitterPinterest, and Tumblr, and explore the always-expanding library of PuzzleNation apps and games on our website!