Get In the Game

On-Air Challenge

Every answer is a familiar three-word phrase starting with "in the." You are given the interior letters of the last word plus a clue to the full phrase. For example, given "A-R-D" and the clue "likely," the answer would be "in the cards."

Last Week's Challenge

Think of a common compound word in which each half starts with the letter C. Change both C's to B's, and you'll get the names of two related objects. What objects are they?

Answer: Catcall, batball

Winner: Kurt Bruckmeier of Hattiesburg, Miss.

Next Week's Challenge

Name five countries whose names are five letters long. Using the middle letter of each country's name, spell the five-letter name of a sixth country.

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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