Q: Think of a former world leader whose first and last names both sound like things you might see in a mine. Who is the leader, and what are the things?Now that this blog has been mentioned on the NPR website, we can expect great things. Here come all the new visitors looking for the answers to last week's hat puzzle. For the rest of us, this week's puzzle shouldn't be too hard.
Edit: The hints this week: "Expect Great Things" is the slogan of Kohl's Department Store. "...come all the..." anagrams into "coal helmet". And the references to "hard" and "hat" should also get you to helmet.
A: HELMUT KOHL --> HELMET, COAL