Fill In The Blanks

On-Air Challenge

You are given sentences with the last two words missing. Add the letter F before the missing word that goes first to get a new word that follows it. For example, given "Warm weather continued from the entire summer. Now it is expected to last _____ _____," the answer would be "all fall."

Last Week's Challenge

From Sandy Weisz: Take a country whose name contains a symbol for a chemical element, and change it to a different chemical element to get another country. For example, if Aruba were an independent country, you could take the "AR," which is the chemical symbol for argon, and change it to "C," which is the chemical symbol for carbon, to come up with Cuba. There are two answers to this puzzle, and both must be found.

Answer: Mali/Malta, Algeria/Nigeria, Iceland/Ireland

Winner: Larry Pryluck of Amissville, Va.

Next Week's Challenge

Take the word "bookman." Change one letter and rearrange the result to name a famous person who wrote books. Who is it?

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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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