The Super Bowl Of Word Games

 

On-Air Challenge

Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase in which one word starts with S-T, as in Steelers, and the other starts with C-A, as in Cardinals. The words can be in either order. For example, given "people who work for a political candidate," the answer would be "campaign staff."

Challenge From Last Week

Think of a word that starts and ends with the letter 'm' as in Mary, drop the first 'm,' insert an 'o' somewhere, and you'll get a new word that means the same thing as the first word. What words are these?

Answer: Maxim, axiom

Winner: Jessie Rice of Dallas, Ore.

Next Week's Challenge

From listener Doug Heller of Flourtown, Pa.: Think of a famous living woman whose first and last names are each accented on the second syllable. Say the second syllable of her last name, followed by the second syllable of her first name, and phonetically you'll get a word meaning very attractive woman. Who is it?

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: Please include a phone number where we can reach you Thursday at 3 p.m.

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