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A Real American Hero

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A Real American Hero

A Real American Hero

A Real American Hero

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On-Air Challenge

For each category you are given, name things that begin with the letters in "G.I. Joe." For example, given the category "large," the answers could be "gigantic," "immense," "jumbo," "oversized" and "enormous."

Last 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?

Answer: Bass, baritone

Winner: Denise DiNoto of Waterford, N.Y.

Next Week's Challenge

Name a country that is spelled as a solid word. Change two consecutive letters in it to a single R. The result will name a problem that this country has traditionally faced. What's the country and what's the problem?

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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