Three Of A Kind


On-Air Challenge

Each clue is a list of three things. The answer is what they all have in common. For example, if the clues are: "a college graduate, a thermometer and longitude," the answer would be "degrees." Hint: Every answer, like "degrees," is a seven-letter plural.

Challenge From Last Week

From listener Matt Jones of Portland, Ore., who produces the Jonesin' Crossword that appears in more than 50 alternative weekly newspapers across the country: Take the word "Indian wrestle." Rearrange the 13 letters to get three shorter words that are all related. What are they? Hint: The word lengths are five, four and four letters, respectively.

Answer: Sleet, wind and rain

Winner: Katherine Schneider of Eau Claire, Wis.

Next Week's Challenge

From listener Doug Heller of Flourtown, Pa.: Think of a famous TV personality with five letters in the first name and four letters in the last name. Change the first letter of this celebrity's first name to M. Drop the first letter of the last name. Read the result in order, and it will spell something this person is famously known for doing many times. Who is this person?

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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