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Periodically Mixed Up

Periodically Mixed Up

Periodically Mixed Up

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On-Air Challenge

Every answer is the name of a popular magazine. Name the title of the magazine from the anagram. For example, given "weird," the answer would be "Wired."

Challenge From Last Week

From listener Jack Lechner in New York City: Think of the name of a country. Change its first letter to a "D," and then read the word backward. The result will be a creature that lives in that country. What's the country and what's the creature?

Answer: Brazil, lizard

Winner: Amy Hartshorn of Wayne, Pa.

Next Week's Challenge

Take the phrase "more corruptness." Rearrange these 15 letters to name a popular magazine. Tip: It's a magazine this phrase definitely does not apply to, so it's more of an "anti-gram" than an anagram!

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 Wednesday at 3 p.m. Please note that this is a day earlier than usual.