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The magic lantern slide =
Gleam entertains child.
Francolin, TE, 1917

Maine =
N.E. am I.
Mrs Mabel V. McKeown, 1935

The Maine disaster =
Death is in steamer.
St Germaine, The Mystic Tree, 1898

Mandela =
Lead, man.
Author unknown

Many a true word is spoken in jest =
Men joke and so win trusty praise.
A. Cyril Pearson, The Twentyth Century Book of Puzzles

Maple sugar =
Real sap gum.
C.A.R., C, 1913

The marimba =
Hammer a bit.
Wrong Font, TE, 1938

Marriage =
A grim era.
Nox, The Brighton Item, 1913

The marriage ceremony =
O, my! A mere ring act here.
Q., TE, 1921

Married =
Morton L. Mitchell, 1928

The married man =
I'm her darn mate.
Q., TE, 1910

A masterpiece =
See me, i cap art.
D.C. Ver, The Oracle, 1900

Maternity hospital =
I pity natal mothers.
Author unknown

The Maternity hospital =
Type that mothers ail in.
D.C. Ver, TE, 1913

Matrimony =
Into my arm.
Author unknown, Walsh's Handbook of Literary Curiosities, 1892

Matrimonial =
Author unknown, Telegraph Twisters, 1906

Reginald Maudling =
In a glaring muddle.
Author unknown

Sir Patrick Mayhew =
Make wry Irish pact.
Author unknown

Meadows =
As mowed.
Author unknown

Measured =
Made sure.
Enavlicm, NP, 1908

Measurements =
Man uses meter.
Viking, date unknown

Meat balls =
Stale lamb.
Author unknown

The mechanical power =
Machine to help a crew.
O. Range, The Key, 1891

Medical consultations =
Noted miscalculations.
Spica, C, 1902

The medical profession =
Find healers composite.
Erik Bodin, 1933

Medication =
I made tonic.
Author unknown

Mephistopheles =
The hopeless imp.
D.C. Ver, TEE, 1898

A mercantile establishment =
Able merchant met sales in it.
Atlantis, date unknown

A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year =
Many a sad heart can whisper my prayer.
Author unknown

A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year =
May many a red wreath carry happiness.
N.J. Neer, B&O Magazine, 1924

Metaphysicians =
Mystics in a heap.
Author unknown

Methodist Church =
Christ doeth much.
Author unknown

The metropolis of England =
'Tis London; ample fog there.
Skeeziks, C, 1896

The Metropolitan Opera House =
Theatre to harmonious people.
Resolute, C, 1906

Michelangelo Buonarroti's creation of Adam =
A roman ceiling, too, can house formidable art.
Talon, TE, 1991

Midnight =
Dim thing
Skeeziks, C, 1896

Midwinter weather =
Wind, rime, wet earth.
M.C.S., AP, 1903

Mince pies =
Spice in 'em.
Itaca, Arcana, 1887

Ministers ~
remit sins.
O.N.E. One, NP, 1905

Kylie Minogue =
I like 'em young.
William Tunstall-Pedoe, AG, 1995

Minutes =
Sun time.
Author unknown

Misanthrope =
Spare him not.
Author unknown

Mischief-maker =
Mark if i scheme.
Bolis, GD, 1885

Misfortune =
Oft ruins me.
George B. King, 1933

A mispronouncement =
One can put misnomer.
Arty Ess, TE, 1910

Misrepresentation =
Interpret one amiss.
Author unknown

Misrepresentation =
Sir, am I not pretense?
Anise Lang, AP, 1902

Modulation =
I am not loud.
Remardo, TE, 1919

The Mona Lisa =
Ah, I am stolen.
Amaranth, TE, 1911

The Mona Lisa =
Ah, not a smile?
Author unknown

The Mona Lisa =
No hat, a smile.
Author unknown

Piet Mondrian =
I paint modern.
Author unknown

Monroe Doctrine =
"Come not in" order.
D.C. Ver, TEE, 1893

Moonlight =
Thin gloom.
Jason, AP, 1905

Moonlight serenade =
An old-time song here.
Author unknown

Moonlight serenades =
Then Romeos sing lead.
Viking, date unkown

Moonlight serenades =
Ah, sing me tender solo.
Author unknown, TE, 1899

Moonlight serenades =
Hear olden time songs.
Donatello, TE, 1913

Patrick Moore =
I'm a rocket pro.
Donald L. Holmes, AG, 1995

The morning after
In great form then?
Gemini, TE, 1925

The morning star =
Near night's mort.
Lord Baltimore, Mystic Tree, 1899

A morphine addict =
Man hit acrid "dope".
Erik Bodin, 1934

Jim Morrison =
Mr. Mojo Risin'.
Author unknown

The Morse Code =
Here come dots.
Si, TE, 1939

Mother-in-law =
Woman Hitler.
Nypho, TE, 1936

Moustache =
Mouth case.
Shoo Fly, Quillets, 1896

Multiple sclerosis =
Tissue or cells limp.
Howard W. Bergerson, date unknown


Muttering =
Emit grunt.
Author unknown

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Abbreviations used in the Hall of Fame
  • AG = Anagram Genius.
  • AP = The Ardmore Puzzler.
  • B&O = Baltimore & Ohio Magazine.
  • C = Complications (aka Inter-Ocean).
  • F-SP = The Four-Star Puzzler.
  • GD = Golden Days.
  • NT = The National Tribune.
  • NP = The Newark Puzzler.
  • TE = The Enigma.
  • TEE = The Eastern Enigma.
  • WW = Word Ways

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