A Google-a-Day Puzzle for August 19

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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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SPOILER WARNING:
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…

TODAY’S PUZZLE:

What clue did the artist of a cryptographic sculpture at CIA headquarters offer in hopes that code breakers would crack the last unsolved passage?

YESTERDAY’S ANSWER (mouseover to see):

Search [only president unopposed] to find that besides Washington, James Monroe ran unopposed for his second term. Search [James Monroe era] to learn that Monroe’s term was known as the “Era of Good Feelings” (or “Era of Good Feeling”).

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