Starring S And B

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On-Air Challenge

Every answer is a six-letter word or phrase that contains the consecutive letters S-B. For example, given the clue "comic Bill and others," the answer would be "Cosbys."

Last Week's Challenge

Name the setting for an old television show that was also a series of popular movies. The answer consists of two words, with five letters in each word. The last three letters of the last word plus the first three letters of the first word, in that order, name a country. What country is it?

Answer: Wayne Manor, Norway

Winner: Julia Williams of Poland, Ind.

Next Week's Challenge

From Sam Loyd, a puzzle-maker from a century ago: Draw a 4x4 square. Divide it into 16 individual boxes [Editor's Note: A previous version of this story said 6 boxes, which is incorrect]. Next, draw a diagonal line from the middle of each side of the square to the middle of the adjoining side, forming a diamond. And finally, draw a long diagonal line from each corner of the square to the opposite corner, forming an X.

How many triangles can you find in this figure?

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.



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