The Answers Run The Gamut

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On-Air Challenge

You are given categories and must name items within those categories that begin with the letters G, A, M, U and T. For example, given the category "girls' names," possible answers would be Gloria, Amelia, Martha, Ursula and Theresa.

Last Week's Challenge

Name a famous English composer with two vowels in his last name. Interchange the vowels and you'll get the last name of a famous American writer. Who are these two people?

Answer: (Edward) Elgar and (Horatio) Alger

Winner: Joe Wander of Panama City, Fla.

Next Week's Challenge

From Eric Berlin of the National Puzzlers League: Take an eight-letter term that's often used to mean "a good child." Remove the first two and last two letters, and reverse what remains to get a four-letter word meaning "a bad child."

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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