For each clue, the answer is a four-letter word. The word is an anagram of one of the words in the clue. For example, if the clue is "main line through Egypt," the answer would be "Nile," because Nile is a rearrangement of the letters in "line."
Last Week's Challenge
From listener Michael Duran of Topsham, Maine: Take a familiar French word with three letters. It's a word everyone knows. Then take its meaning in English, also with three letters. Say these two words one after the other, and phonetically they'll sound like another French word everyone knows. What word is it?
Answer: Mer and Sea = Merci
Winner: Elaine Chapin of Geneva, N.Y.
Next Week's Challenge
Name a well-known university. Move the last letter three places earlier in the name. The result will be a phrase meaning "represent." What's the university and what's the phrase?
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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. Eastern.