Divide And Conquer

On-Air Challenge

Every answer is a six-letter word, name or phrase in which the first five letters read backward and forward the same. In other words, if you drop the last letter, what's left will be a palindrome.

For example: To separate

Answer: Divide

Last Week's Challenge

From Eric Iverson of Eagan, Minn.: Think of a 15-letter word that is spelled without using any of the letters T, A, X, E or S and describes how Stephen King writes.

Answer: Bloodcurdlingly

Winner: Susan Pope of Bangor, Maine

Next Week's Challenge

Name something you might order in a restaurant — two words, eight letters all together, with four letters in the first word and four letters in the last. Drop the last letter. The remaining seven letters will read backward and forward the same.

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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