A Google-a-Day Puzzle for Feb. 7

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Our good friends at Google run a daily puzzle challenge and asked us to help get them out to the geeky masses. Each day’s puzzle will task your googling skills a little more, leading you to Google mastery. Each morning at 12:01 a.m. Eastern time you’ll see a new puzzle, and the previous day’s answer (in invisitext) posted here.

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We leave the comments on so people can work together to find the answer. As such, if you want to figure it out all by yourself, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS!

Also, with the knowledge that because others may publish their answers before you do, if you want to be able to search for information without accidentally seeing the answer somewhere, you can use the Google-a-Day site’s search tool, which will automatically filter out published answers, to give you a spoiler-free experience.

And now, without further ado, we give you…


What single state is home to all of the following U.S. cities: Madrid, Toronto, Cincinnati, Denver, Hartford, and Norway?

YESTERDAY’S ANSWER (mouseover to see):

Search for [“nubbing” “blank verse” ending] to discover that when an actor “dried” (forgot their lines), they would begin “nubbing” — spouting blank verse that sounds Shakespearean, but is meaningless. One traditionally ends the blank verse with the name “Milford Haven.”

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