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All Mixed Up

All Mixed Up

All Mixed Up

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On-Air Challenge

Every answer is the name of an animal you might see in the zoo. Name the animals from their anagrams. For example, given "oil" plus "N," the answer would be "lion."

Challenge From Last Week

From Charlie Pyne of Norfolk, Mass.: Take the name of a country, interchange two consecutive letters, and add an "E" after the fifth letter. The result will be two synonyms, one after the other. What is the country, and what are the synonyms?

Answer: Finland, final and end

Winner: Fran Kaplan of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Next Week's Challenge

Take the name "Pensacola," remove one letter and rearrange the letters that remain to get the first and last name of a famous person in American history. 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.