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Make A Mental Note

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Make A Mental Note

Make A Mental Note

Make A Mental Note

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On-Air Challenge

You are given two six-letter words. Rearrange the letters of one word to get a rhyme of the other word.

For example: Dental and lament

Answer: Mental (an anagram of "lament" that rhymes with "dental")

Last Week's Challenge

From listener Doug Heller of Flourtown, Pa.: Name a famous person whose first name is seven letters long and ends with the name of a bird, and whose last name is also seven letters but starts with the name of a bird. Hint: One of these birds is the general name for the bird, and the other is a specific type of bird. Who is it?

Answer: Stephen Hawking

Winner: Doug Crinklaw of Lake City, Colo.

Next Week's Challenge

Write down the number "100." Underneath it write "100/500." How the numbers align doesn't matter. What U.S. city does this represent?

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.