Sunday Puzzle: Supermarket Struggle: NPR

Sunday Puzzle

On-Air Challenge: Today every answer is something – or someone – you can find in a supermarket. Rearrange the letters given to get the answer.

E.g. I seal -> aisle

1. Lying

2. See Key

3. Soupcon

4. A German

5. Curb

6. Samp Ray


Last week’s challenge: The challenge came from bassite, NY listener Evan Kalishi, the name of a popular blues singer – the first and last name commonly known to this person. Change the first letter to “B” and phonetically you will get a nationality. Who is the singer and what is the nationality?

Challenge Answer: “Ma” Rainey -> Bahrain

Success: Hanif Pasha of Lawrenceville, ca.

This week’s challenge: This week’s challenge comes from Jim Dale, a listener from Plano, Texas. Pronounce a word of six letters with only 11 letters – all four middle letters have the same vowel. What does this say?

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Sophia Harrison

Part time worker

I'm Sophia Harrison working as a part-time staff at the Costco since the past year until I become as an author at the iron blade, hope I can use my experiences with the supermarkets here.

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