Sunday Puzzle: Pour Yourself A Drink If You Can Name Them For this week's challenge, you'll need to freshen up, or maybe just have a refreshing glass of lemonade to help you decipher these drink names.
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Sunday Puzzle: Pour Yourself A Drink If You Can Name Them

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Sunday Puzzle: Pour Yourself A Drink If You Can Name Them

Sunday Puzzle: Pour Yourself A Drink If You Can Name Them

Sunday Puzzle: Pour Yourself A Drink If You Can Name Them

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On-air challenge: For each word, change one letter in it to name a drink.

Ex. LATER —> WATER or LAGER
1. COFFER
2. TOPIC
3. WIDER
4. WHISKER
5. PINCH
6. SCORCH
7. MARTINS
8. POSTER
9. MILD
10. BEAR
11. LEAD
12. WINK
13. COLD
14. LAKE
15. BRANDS
16. SO LONG

Last week's challenge: This challenge came from listener Patrick Berry of Jasper, Alabama. It was another anagram. Rearrange the 15 letters of COOL HIT FARE IN L.A. to name a famous song that's appropriate to the given phrase.

Answer: "Hotel California" by the Eagles

Winner: Steven Reisman of Afton, Minn.

Next week's challenge: This week's challenge comes from listener Al Gori of Cozy Lake, N.J. Think of a famous quotation with 8 words. The initial letters of the first 4 words themselves spell a word, and the initial letters of the last 4 words spell another word. Both words rhyme with "jab." What quotation is it?

Submit Your Answer

If you know the answer to next week's challenge, submit it here. Listeners who submit correct answers win a chance to play the on-air puzzle. Important: Include a phone number where we can reach you Thursday, Sept. 14, at 3 p.m. ET.