The Week contest
This week’s question: Authorities in Chicago have captured a 5-foot-long alligator nicknamed Chance the Snapper that was found wandering around Humboldt Park. If Chicago hip-hop star Chance the Rapper were to release a single about his reptilian counterpart’s urban adventures, what title could he give the rap song?
Last week’s contest: The Rolling Stones have found an age-appropriate sponsor for their current North American tour: a trade association that promotes the sale of annuities. If Mick Jagger, 75, and his bandmates were to write a song about the importance of financial planning for seniors, what title could they give the track?
THE WINNER: “Gimme Tax Shelter”Paul Anderson, Franklin, Tenn.
SECOND PLACE: “Compound Interest (Time Is on My Side)”Lidia Zidik, Reading, Pa.
THIRD PLACE: “Let’s Spend the REIT Together”Steve Batdorf, Grand Rapids, Mich.
For runners-up and complete contest rules, please go to theweek.com/contest.
How to enter: Submissions should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, address, and daytime telephone number for verification; this week, type “Gator rap” in the subject line. Entries are due by noon, Eastern Time, Tuesday, July 30. Winners will appear on the Puzzle Page next issue and at theweek.com/puzzles on Friday, Aug. 2. In the case of identical or similar entries, the first one received gets credit.