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Going Down to R-I-O

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Going Down to R-I-O

Going Down to R-I-O

Going Down to R-I-O

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In this week's on-air puzzle, every answer is a seven-letter word or name that contains the consecutive letters, R-I-O, somewhere in it. For example, if the clue is "inquisitive," the answer is "curious."

Challenge from Last Week: Name a well-known city in the United States, two words, 10 letters all together. Add the letter A at the front, add the city's two-letter state postal abbreviation at the end, and the resulting 13-letter chain will be a palindrome — it will read backward and forward the same. What city is this?

The answer: Walla Walla, Wash.

The winner: David Jernigan from San Antonio, Texas

This week's challenge: Name a country in 11 letters that has an R in its name. Change the R to a K. Rearrange all the letters to name three makes of automobiles.

What is the country, and what are the autos?