Sunday Puzzle: Anyway, It's Drew Carey's Line This Time
On-Air Challenge: I'm going to read some sentences. Each sentence has two blanks. Put two five-letter homophones in the blanks to complete the sentence. For example: If I said, "Criminals went to a Pittsburgh factory late at night to ___ ___," you'd say they went their to "steal steel."
Next challenge (continued from last week): Mash up the titles of past #1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 pop chart to tell a story. For example: I Shot the Sheriff / The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia / The Morning After / I'll Be There / Leaving on a Jet Plane
Wikipedia has a list of the Billboard #1 singles from the Hot 100 era, 1958 to present, which you can use. Your story can include up to seven song titles. Entries will be judged on cleverness, naturalness of reading, memorableness of the songs, and overall elegance. You can send up to three entries. The person who submits the best entry in my opinion will play the puzzle on the air.
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. The deadline is Thursday, May 4 at 3 p.m. ET.
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