## Sunday, June 28, 2015

### NPR Sunday Puzzle (Jun 28, 2015): In the Company of a Famous Singer

NPR Sunday Puzzle (Jun 28, 2015): In the Company of a Famous Singer:
Q: Name a major American company. Drop its first and last letters, and the remaining letters in order will name a famous singer — both first and last names. What company is it?
And rearrange the singer's full name to name something you might see in the military.

AL GREEN --> GENERAL
A: WALGREENS --> AL GREEN

## Sunday, June 21, 2015

### NPR Sunday Puzzle (Jun 21, 2015): I am a Monarch

NPR Sunday Puzzle (Jun 21, 2015): I am a Monarch:
Q: Take the phrase "I am a monarch." Re-arrange the 11 letters to name a world leader who was not a monarch but who ruled with similar authority. Who is it?
I read the clue incorrectly the first time. Hopefully you'll do better.

A: CHAIRMAN MAO

## Sunday, June 14, 2015

### NPR Sunday Puzzle (Jun 14, 2015): Head and Shoulders Above the Rest

NPR Sunday Puzzle (Jun 14, 2015): Head and Shoulders Above the Rest:
Q: Think of an adjective that describes many shampoos. Add the brand name of a shampoo in its basic form. The result, reading the letters in order from left to right, will name a famous musician. Who is it?
For some reason I keep coming back to The Jonas Brothers.

Edit: The initials of TJB have also been used as an abbreviation for Tijuana Brass.
A: HERBAL + PERT = HERB ALPERT

## Sunday, June 07, 2015

### NPR Sunday Puzzle (Jun 7, 2015): Let Me Entertain You

NPR Sunday Puzzle (Jun 7, 2015): Let Me Entertain You:
Q: Name a famous person in Washington, D.C. — 7 letters in the first name, 5 letters in the last. Drop the last sound in the last name. The result — phonetically — will be the first and last name of a famous living entertainer. Who is it?
A: Loretta Lynch (attorney general), Loretta Lynn (singer)