Shirley Lee Dinsdale was born on November 25, 1936, in Tama County, Iowa; she was the daughter of Lester and Virginia (Havens) Dinsdale. Shirley attended school in the Dinsdale school district graduating with the Class of 1953. She then went on to Iowa State Teachers College and received her Teachers Certificate. Shirley had been a teacher in the Garwin school district for 29 years. On January 23, 1957, Shirley was united in marriage to Leonard Woehlk at the Amity United Presbyterian Church in rural Dinsdale. Leonard passed away in 1980, and later she was united in marriage to Edward Hermsen on March 18, 2000, at Garwin United Methodist Church. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Garwin, United Methodist Women and The American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed traveling, jumble and crossword puzzles, spending time with her family and her grandchildren. She also enjoyed college basketball and her Hawkeyes.
Inventor David L. Hoyt creates syndicated puzzles and games, including Jumble, Jumble Crosswords, TV Jumble, USA TODAY Word Roundup, USA TODAY Up & Down Words, Pat Sajak's Code Letters, Pat Sajak's Lost & Found Words, and This Day In History: The Game. A former options trader on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, Hoyt gave up trading in the mid-90s to pursue his dream of becoming a puzzle and game inventor. When not making syndicated daily amusements, Hoyt is inventing games across a number of platforms and has been fortunate enough to license his games to some of the largest game companies in the world like Hasbro and Mattel. He is also the author of more than 25 puzzle books.
Jumble Key solves Word Jumble and Crossword puzzles. It is a powerful program, yet is quick and easy to use. Given a letter pattern, it checks all possible letter combinations with its built in dictionary and returns all valid words that it finds.