You are given some quotes with the ending, "Tom ________." The word that goes in the blank is a synonym for "said" that completes the statement in a punny way. For example, given, "'That was the best all-night dance party ever,' Tom ________," the answer would be "raved."
Challenge From Last Week
Take the name "Pensacola," remove one letter and rearrange the letters that remain to get the first and last name of a famous person in American history. Who is it?
Answer: Al Capone
Winner: Michael Eckman of Bloomington, Minn.
Next Week's Challenge
From Rich Silvestri of Valley Stream, N.Y.: Name an item often found on a desk. It's a hyphenated word. Add an "S" to the beginning of each part, and you'll get two synonyms. What's the item?
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