Why Not Add Y?

On-Air Challenge

Every answer is a word that starts with the letter Y. You are given a clue that is an anagram of the answer before Y is added. For example, given "wan," the answer would be "yawn."

Last Week's Challenge

What are the two longest rhyming words that have no letters in common? For example, "pie" and "guy" rhyme and do not share any letters. The answer words cannot start with an unaccented syllable, such as "today." The source for acceptable words is Merriam-Webster's 11th Collegiate Dictionary.

Answer: Throws and beaux. Also accepted: through and blew, through and flew.

Winner: Allan Gibb of Greenwich, Conn.

Next Week's Challenge

This challenge comes from Ed Pegg Jr., who runs the website www.mathpuzzle.com.

Rearrange the 14 letters of "OPENING CREDITS" to name two symbols you can type on a typewriter or computer. What symbols are these?

Submit Your Answer

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