1. Catered, created, reacted
2. Petunia (the others are numbers: sixteen, eight, thirty)
3. Retail, re-tail
5. a) The Count of Monte Crisco b) Vague c) The New Porker
6. Joe is 18, and Johnny is 24.
7. “I can’t wait until all these fireplaces are electrified.” (Code: B=A, C=B, D=C, etc.)
Bonus Answer: The oryx