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Sunday, February 19, 2017
This week's Sunday Puzzle is a word game in which Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz challenges listeners to switch letters in everyday words to transform their meaning.
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz tests NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and listener Louise Haskett of Indianapolis with a Valentine's Day themed puzzle.
Sunday, February 05, 2017
This week you'll have to think back to the fairy tales and their characters to solve the puzzle.
Sunday, January 29, 2017
This week, find a two-word phrase. The first word is six letters, and its last three letters spell the second word in the phrase.
Sunday, January 22, 2017
In this week's puzzle, we'll give you a category. Every answer must start with each of the letters C-O-M-B-S.
Sunday, January 15, 2017
This week's puzzle presents definitions that give clues to a common phrase.
Sunday, January 08, 2017
Every answer is a compound word or familiar two-word phrase in which the first part starts 'To' and the second part starts 'P.'
Sunday, January 01, 2017
We give you some notable quotes from the previous 12 months. You tell us who said them.
Sunday, December 25, 2016
A good golf game will help you with next week's challenge.
Sunday, December 18, 2016
What a wonderful world this would be if you knew a lot about geography.
Sunday, December 11, 2016
We're in the merry month of December. Every answer this week is a two-word phrase or name in which the first word starts DE- and the second word starts C.
Sunday, December 04, 2016
Every answer this week is the last name of a world leader of the past 100 years. For each country and an anagram of the name, find the name of the leader.
Sunday, November 27, 2016
One bears a question, while the other questioned bears. Now, that headline may seem like a non sequitur, but it's also a little clue to the Sunday Puzzle — which concludes a two-week conundrum.
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Every answer is the name of an NPR host — that is, one of the colleagues of this week's special guest, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro, who will be taking over as host of Weekend Edition Sunday.
Sunday, November 13, 2016
In this week's puzzle, insert the letters A and R into the middle of the first clue to get the answer to the second clue.
Sunday, November 06, 2016
You'll be given a category and something in the category that closely follows the name of the category alphabetically. Name the only other thing in the category that fits between them alphabetically.
Sunday, October 30, 2016
This week's puzzle is called "SuperPACs." Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name in which the first word starts with PA- and the second word starts with C.
Sunday, October 23, 2016
This is a game of categories based on the word "guard." For each category given, name something in it starting with each of the letters G-U-A-R-D.
Sunday, October 16, 2016
Given two words in this week's puzzle, move one letter from one of hem and insert it in the other — without changing the order of any of the letters — to get two synonyms.
Sunday, October 09, 2016
For this week's puzzle, you'll get clues for two words. Add the letters "LI" to the first word to make the second word.