In this week's on-air puzzle, take two four-letter words and put three letters in front of both of them to complete two common seven-letter words. For example: for the words, GAIN and RACK, the added three-letter word would be BAR to form BARGAIN AND BARRACK.
Challenge from Last Week: From John Fuller of Nashville, Tenn. Think of a well-known actor. Take the first five letters of his first name, and the last five letters of his last name, together, in order, these spell the letters of a major American city. Who is the actor and what is the city?
The answer: Charlton Heston... Charleston, S.C. or W.Va.
The winner: Doris Gove from Knoxville, Tenn.
This Week's Challenge: From listener Stephen Heinemann of Peoria, Ill. Think of a common six-letter word with the following unusual properties: The third and fourth letters are consonants, which are silent, and the fifth letter is a "T" which is pronounced twice. What word is this?