Sunday Puzzle: Matching Categories

In this week's on-air puzzle, every answer is part of a category. After a category is given, there should be a response with something else in that category that starts with the last two letters of the given category. For example, if the clue is Rigoletto, then the response might be Tosca. They are both Italian operas; one ends with letters "t" and "o" while the other starts with those letters.

Challenge from Last Week: Think of a common six letter word with the following unusual properties: the third and fourth letters are silent consonants, and the fifth letter is a "t" that is pronounced twice.

The answer: Eighth

The winner: Bernie Horowitz from Portland, Maine.

This Week's Challenge: Name a mountain range somewhere in the world, move the third letter to the front, and name a nationality that is not near that range. Name the mountain and name the people.

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