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Anagram from Mr. Shortz

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Anagram from Mr. Shortz

Anagram from Mr. Shortz

Anagram from Mr. Shortz

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In this week's on-air puzzle, every answer is a word starting with the letter V. Use an anagram of the clue to find the answer. For example, if the clue is "serve," the answer would be "verse."

Challenge from Last Week: 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.

The answer: Saudi Arabia (Kia, Saab, Audi)

The winner: Tim Hermanson of Stoughton, Wisconsin

This Week's Challenge: From Jeffery Harris of Nashville, Tennessee: Think of a word that can follow the word "peanut" to form a familiar two-word phrase. If you take the first letter and move it to the next-to-the-last position, you get another word that can also follow "peanut" to form another familiar two-word phrase. What are the words?