Test Your Knowledge With The Sunday Puzzle Puzzlemaster Will Shortz tests NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Wesley Hamlin from New Castle, Del., with a tricky word challenge.
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Test Your Knowledge With The Sunday Puzzle

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Test Your Knowledge With The Sunday Puzzle

Test Your Knowledge With The Sunday Puzzle

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On-air challenge: Every answer today is the name of an airline. Name each one from its anagram.

Ex. ALL + E (2 words) i—> EL AL
1. LEAD + T
2. TUNED + I
3. SANTA + Q
4. CARMINE + A
5. FOR RENT + I
6. STEAMER + I
7. LEAF ROT + O
8. HALF NUTS + A

Last week's challenge: From listener Warren Bergmann of Brownsville, Wis: Name a familiar medical procedure in 9 letters. You can rearrange these letters to name two people who might get this procedure. The answer consists of informal names for these people. Who are they?

Puzzle answer: mammogram = "mom" and "gramma"

Puzzle winner: Wesley Hamlin from New Castle, DE

Next week's challenge: This week's challenge comes from listener Steve Baggish of Arlington, Mass. Take the brand name of a product that's usually consumed in the morning. Drop the first two letters and read the remaining letters backward. You'll get a word associated with the evening. What is the brand, and what's the word?

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. The deadline is Thursday, May 18th at 3 p.m., Eastern.