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The Ol' Switcheroo

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The Ol' Switcheroo

The Ol' Switcheroo

The Ol' Switcheroo

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On-Air Challenge

Each clue ends in a four-letter word with a single vowel. Change this vowel to a different vowel to make a new four-letter word. The new word will start the answer to the clue. Example: For the clue "area where a calf or foal might be BORN," change the O in BORN to an A to get BARN, and you get the start of the answer: BARNYARD.

Last Week's Challenge

From listener Alan Meyer of Newberg, Ore.: Think of a common word that's six letters long and includes a Q. Change the Q to an N, and rearrange the result to form a new word that's a synonym of the first one. What are the words?

Answer: QUEASY and UNEASY

Winner: Patti Anderson of Gainesville, Fla.

Next Week's Challenge

Name two things an airplane does. Each of these is a single word. Put them together, one after the other, to make a compound word that names something it's nice to have as big as possible. What is this thing?

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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