Designated Hitters

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In the on-air puzzle, every answer is a familiar two-word phrase, or name, with the initials "DH."

Challenge from Last Week: Name something you might wear in the summer. Two words, five letters in the first word, three letters in the last. Remove the next to last letter, and read the result backward, you'll get a word meaning "blocks." What words are these?

Answer: straw hat / thwarts

Winner: David Ritterskamp from Evansville, Ind.

This Week's Challenge: Take a common three-letter word, move each letter three places later in the alphabet, the resulting letters can be re-arranged to spell a new word that is a synonym of the original. What are the two words? And here's a hint: all three letters in both words are in the first half of the alphabet.

This challenge comes from Steve Baggish of Arlington, Mass.

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