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On-Air Challenge

Each answer is a two-word phrase in which the first word begins with P-O and the second word begins with P (and is not followed by an O). For example, given the clue "his or hers," the answer would be "possessive pronoun."

Last Week's Challenge

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?

Answer: Period and cent sign

Winner: Bruce Campbell of Kansas City, Mo.

Next Week's Challenge

Name the capital of a country. Rearrange the letters to spell a word that sounds the same as the name of another country. To approach the puzzle backward, name a country that has a homophone that is an anagram of a different country's capital. What country and what capital city are they?

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.