Friday, May 09, 2008

NPR Sunday Puzzle (May 4): Make a Lot of Noise

NPR Sunday Puzzle (May 3): Make a Lot of Noise:
Q: Rearrange the letters of 'assembly hall' to spell three loud sounds.
I don't have a lot of time for a hint because we are busy! We are planning my son's birthday. With everything my wife has planned it should be grand. But I think we can do without the performer dressed like Tarzan.

Edit: The hints were all the words before the punctuation marks: BuSY (initial letters of the answers, in alphabetical order), Birthday (Bash), Grand (Slam) and Tarzan (Yell).
A: BASH, SLAM and YELL

4 comments:

  1. That fourth loud noise you hear is me beating my head against the wall in frustration over how easy the puzzle has become every week.

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  2. Ben - agree with you. This puzzle took me back to the mid-80s and the Oakland Athletics. When the bases were full, the fans would react when the two sluggers of that team would come to the plate.

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  3. I believe they were brothers, after a fashion.

    As I said on my blog, benbassandbeyond.com, it may be time for puzzle master Will Shortz to start rotating the difficulty level, as he does with the New York Times crossword.

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  4. Ben,

    I took your challenge and submitted a suggested word puzzle. Will see if it makes the grade.

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