7:00pm

Sat March 5, 2011
Sunday Puzzle

A Tip Of The Hat

On-Air Challenge

Each answer is a familiar two-word phrase. The first word starts with H-A, and the second word starts with T. For example, given the clue "a brand of tanning lotion," the answer would be "Hawaiian Tropic."

Last Week's Challenge

From Merl Reagle: Take a common girl's name that's six letters long. Change the fourth letter to the next letter in the alphabet to get another common girl's name. What names are these?

Answers: Marsha to Martha

Winner: John LePeau of Iowa City, Iowa

Next Week's Challenge

Think of a two-word phrase that means a time long ago. Move the third, fourth and fifth letters to the end of the phrase, without rearranging those three letters, to get a new two-word phrase that means the beginning. What phrases are these?

Submit Your Answer

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 Thursday at 3 p.m. Eastern. Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

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