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And This Puzzle's Winner Is ...

And This Puzzle's Winner Is ...

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Sunday Puzzle.
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Sunday Puzzle.
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On-air challenge: Every answer is the name of a movie that has won in one of the top four categories at the Oscars: best picture, best director, best actor or best actress. Every answer is a solid word or name. Identify the movies from their anagrams.

For example: Go Asunder —> Dangerous (1935, for which Bette Davis won best actress)

Last week's challenge: Think of three eight-letter words that are identical in spelling except for the fourth letter. Each word contains a "G" that is pronounced differently in all three words. What words are they?

Answer: Stranger, stringer, stronger.

Winner: Barbara Haven of Folsom, Calif.

Next week's challenge: What two 8-letter terms in math are anagrams of each other? One word is from geometry, the other is from calculus. What words are they?

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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, March 3, at 3 p.m. ET.