Let There Be L-I-G-H-T

On-Air Challenge

This is a game of categories. For each one, name something in it starting with each of the letters "L-I-G-H-T" in any order. For example, if the category is two-syllable girls' names, the answer might be "Lila," "Irene," "Georgette," "Holly" and "Tina."

Last Week's Challenge

Take the name "Proust," as in Marcel Proust. Using these six letters, repeating them as often as necessary, spell a familiar bumper sticker, 3 words, 16 letters all together. What does it say?

ANSWER: Support Our Troops

WINNER: Frank Costanza of Manassas, Va.

Next Week's Challenge

Take this word: Brooklynite. Rearrange these 11 letters to get the names of two world capitals. What are they?

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