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On-Air Challenge

You are given some words and names from a specific category and must name something else in the category that can be spelled from the letters in the clue. For example, given "Dodge," the answer would be "Geo." Both are cars, and "Geo" can be formed from the letters of "Dodge."

Last 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 six 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?

Answer: 96

Winner: Daniel Hyman of Briarwood, N.Y.

Next Week's Challenge

From Ward Hartenstein of Rochester, N.Y.: Rearrange the letters of "Wayne Manor" to name two well-known American corporations, past or present. What corporations are they?

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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