In Honor Of The Super Bowl

On-Air Challenge

Every answer today is a word used in football. Given three words, you give a word that can follow each to give a familiar two word phrase. The answer will always be a football term. For example, if the clue is "year, tag and dead," the answer would be "end."

Last Week's Challenge

Here are four words: Croquet, Lunette, Renoir and Turnstile. They are all two syllable words but aside from that they all have something unusual in common. A property that virtually no other words has. What property is it?

ANSWER: "Birds" (crow, loon, wren, tern)

WINNER:Michael Coyne of Boston, MA

Next Week's Challenge

The nickname of well known queen is an anagram of the name of a well known king. What are their names?

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. Eastern.



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