How Does That Old Saying Go?

On-Air Challenge

Every answer is a familiar proverb or saying. Given a two-word phrase, one of the words is in that proverb or saying, and the other is an anagram of a word in it. The anagram can be either word in the phrase. Example: MORE ROADS. The answer would be: "All ROADS lead to ROME."

Last Week's Challenge

Name a well-known U.S. city in six letters. Drop the first and fourth letters so the remaining four letters, in order, name another well-known U.S. city. What cities are these? Hint: The two cities are in adjoining states.

ANSWER: Fresno and Reno

WINNER: Jennifer Kahn of East Brunswick, N.J.

Next Week's Challenge

This comes from crossword puzzle creator Merl Reagle: Take a slang term for money. Change one of its letters to the next letter of the alphabet. Rearrange the result, and you'll get another slang term for money. What are the words?

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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