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A Mother Lode Of Brainteasers

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A Mother Lode Of Brainteasers

A Mother Lode Of Brainteasers

A Mother Lode Of Brainteasers

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On-Air Challenge

This week's puzzle is an assortment of brainteasers that all have to do with the word "mother." The first challenge: Rearrange the letters of "mothers" to name something you might drink from. The answer: "thermos."

Challenge From Last Week

Take a common five-letter first name that contains one V. Change the V to an L, rearrange the letters, and you'll get a familiar last name. The first and last names go together to name a famous living star in Hollywood. Who is it?

Answer: Kevin Kline

Winner: Carol Zonich of Longview, Wash.

Next Week's Challenge

From listener David Hill of New York City: If 5 = 4, 7 = 17, 9 = 25 and 35 = 2, what does 14 equal?

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 Thursday at 3 p.m.

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