Sunday Puzzle: Slogan Scramble NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzlemaster Will Shortz play this week's puzzle with KSTX listener, Erin Rodriguez of San Antonio, Texas.
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Sunday Puzzle: Slogan Scramble

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Sunday Puzzle: Slogan Scramble

Sunday Puzzle: Slogan Scramble

Sunday Puzzle: Slogan Scramble

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On-air challenge: I'm going to read you some famous advertising slogans, past and present. Each contains the advertiser's name, but anagrammed. You name the advertiser.

Example: This DUB's for you --> BUD

1. Please don't squeeze the RICH MAN

2. You're in good hands with A TALL SET

3. The best part of waking up is GOLFERS in your cup

4. I don't want to grow up. I'm a U.S. STORY kid

5. This is not your father's IDLE BLOOMS

6. Nobody better lay a finger on my BETTER FIG URN

7. Pardon me — Do you have any YOUNGER POP?

8. Nobody doesn't like A RESALE

9. There are some things money can't buy. For everything else, there's DREAM CARTS

Last week's challenge: This week's challenge comes from listener Steve Baggish of Arlington, Mass. Take the name of a classic song that became the signature song of the artist who performed it. It has two words; five letters in the first, three letters in the second. The letters can be rearranged to spell two new words. One is a feeling. The other is an expression of that feeling. What song is it?

Challenge answer: Challenge answer: "Piano Man" by Billy Joel --> PAIN, MOAN

Winner: Erin Rodriguez of San Antonio, Texas.

This week's challenge: This week's challenge comes from listener Joe Krozel of Creve Coeur, Mo. Name a vehicle in two words, each with the same number of letters. Subtract a letter from each word, and the remaining letters in order will spell the first and last names of a famous writer. Who is it?

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