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Oh, There's Always Room For 'Gel'

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Oh, There's Always Room For 'Gel'

Oh, There's Always Room For 'Gel'

Oh, There's Always Room For 'Gel'

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On-Air Challenge

Each answer is a familiar two-word phrase containing the consecutive letters G-E-L. For example, given the clue "where a university student may study," the answer would be a "college library."

Last Week's Challenge

From listener Oren Stern of Santa Clara, Calif.: Think of a big name in the oil business, then drop the first and last letters to get another big name in the oil business. What names are these?

Answer: Wesson, Esso

Winner: Stan Ross of Fort Thomas, Ky.

Next Week's Challenge

From Ed Pegg Jr., the creator of the website MathPuzzle.com: Rearrange the letters in the phrase "rabbit season" into two related words. What are the words?

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.