Thursday, March 15, 2012

NPR Puzzle 3/12/12 - Left Hanging? (in this case, not so much)

Here's this week's NPR Puzzle:
The answer is a two-word name. Inside this name are the consecutive letters I-L-E-H. Remove these four letters, and the remaining letters in order will name something commonly found inside the original thing with the two-word name. What is it?
I confess, it's my intention with my photos to confirm your right answers, not give them to you on an open FILE (FOLDER) HOLDER. Which was the answer, and also my bad. I apologize, and I'll endeavor to do better. (Let's hope Dr. Shortz doesn't rag too badly on Ross at the ACPT this weekend.)

Okay, onto the uncropped photos.







Time for...
Here are this week's picks:
Fewer than 50
 51 - 100
101 - 150
151 - 200
201 - 250
251 - 300
301 - 350
351 - 400 -- Skydiveboy
401 - 450
451 - 500
 
501 - 550 -- Dave
551 - 600
601 - 650
651 - 700
701 - 750 -- Ross
751 - 800
801 - 850 -- Magdalen
851 - 900
901 - 950
951 - 1,000

1,001 - 1,050 -- David
1,051 - 1,100 -- Henry
1,101 - 1,150
1,151 - 1,200
1,201 - 1,250
1,251 - 1,300
1,301 - 1,350 -- Paul
1,351 - 1,400 -- Curtis
1,401 - 1,450
1,451 - 1,500

1,501 - 1,550
1,551 - 1,600 
1,601 - 1,650
1,651 - 1,700
1,701 - 1,750
1,751 - 1,800
1,801 - 1,850
1,851 - 1,900
1,901 - 1,950
1,951 - 2,000

2,001 - 2,050
2,051 - 2,100
2,101 - 2,150
2,151 - 2,200
2,201 - 2,250
2,251 - 2,300
2,301 - 2,350
2,351 - 2,400
2,401 - 2,450
2,451 - 2,500

2,501 - 2,750
2,751 - 3,000
3,001 - 3,250 -- Joe Kupe
3,251 - 3,500
3,501 - 4,000
4,001 - 4,500
4,501 - 5,000

More than 5,000
More than 5,000 and it sets a new record.
Our tie-break rule:  In the event that a single round number is announced, AND two separate people picked the ranges leading up to and leading up from that round number, the prize will be awarded to whichever entrant had not already won a prize, or in the event that both entrants had won a prize already or neither had, then to the earlier of the two entries on the famous judicial principle of "First Come First Serve," (or in technical legal jargon, "You Snooze, You Lose")

2 comments:

skydiveboy said...

I named my file cabinet Eric.

Dave said...

Hey, SDB, I already claimed Eric earlier this week. By the way, my "I'm going to eat gumbo" clue referred to gumbo file (pronounced differently from file as in file holder).