Sunday, November 29, 2020

NPR Sunday Puzzle (Nov 29, 2020): Have a Little Chuckle

NPR Sunday Puzzle (Nov 29, 2020): Have a Little Chuckle
Q: When you get the answer it will make you smile. Name an animal and spell it backward. Now name a variety of meat and insert it inside the animal's name that you've spelled backward. A common word will be revealed. What is it?
Smile? I had a different reaction to the answer that I found.

Sunday, November 22, 2020

NPR Sunday Puzzle (Nov 22, 2020): Name a Marine Animal

NPR Sunday Puzzle (Nov 22, 2020): Name a Marine Animal
Q: Name a marine animal in two words. Remove two consecutive letters in the name and read the resulting string of letters in order from left to right. You'll name a major American city. What is it?
You are not getting a hint from me this week.

Edit: The hint was "you are" --> UR
A: SEA TURTLE - UR = SEATTLE

Sunday, November 15, 2020

NPR Sunday Puzzle (Nov 15, 2020): Watch TV or Read a Book?

NPR Sunday Puzzle (Nov 15, 2020): Watch TV or Read a Book?
Q: Name a title character from books and TV (5, 5). You can rearrange the letters to get two words describing what you can hear and do in church. What character is it?
Are you expecting me to give you a hint for free?

Edit: As in "freemason"
A: PERRY MASON --> SERMON, PRAY

Sunday, November 08, 2020

NPR Sunday Puzzle (Nov 8, 2020): Paranoia Opener

NPR Sunday Puzzle (Nov 8, 2020): Paranoia Opener
Q: There are several words that consist of the consonants N, P and R and an assortment of vowels — for example, APRON, PIONEER and EUROPEAN. But there is only one common phrase that contains exactly two N's, two P's and two R's with no other consonants. You can add vowels as needed. What phrase is this?
Here you go --> NPR NPR (AEIOUY)*

Edit: NPR could be considered one.
A: PROPER NOUN

Sunday, November 01, 2020

NPR Sunday Puzzle (Nov 1, 2020): Time for a Little Rock!

NPR Sunday Puzzle (Nov 1, 2020): Time for a Little Rock!
Q: Name a well-known U.S. city in two words (5,3). Change the first letter of the second word to name a popular rock group. Who is it?
They came together in 2017.

Edit: On March 30, 2017 the band played in the city.
A: GREEN BAY --> GREEN DAY