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Presidential Anagram
 
Q Of the first 42 presidents of the United States, there is one whose name can spell an ordinary English word if the letters are rearranged.

Who is that president, and what is the word? (It's fair to use an encyclopedia to look up the names of the first 42 presidents.)


 
A The last name of Franklin Pierce, the 14th president (1853-1857), can be rearranged to spell recipe.

Source: Inspired by a puzzle inThe Puzzle Schoolby Gerard Mosler. New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1977.