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Food for Thought, But No Second 'S'

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Food for Thought, But No Second 'S'

Food for Thought, But No Second 'S'

Food for Thought, But No Second 'S'

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Puzzle master Will Shortz quizzes one of our listeners, and has a challenge for everyone at home.

Challenge from August 20: Name a well-known company in U.S. history, still in existence today. There are three words in its name. Each word contains the letter pair T and E. What company is it?

Answer: United States Steel

Winner: Capt. Matthew Peck of Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Challenge from August 27: From Merle Reagle: Take the phrase "a correspondent." Change one letter in it to a new letter, and rearrange to get the name of a famous correspondent who is still at work. Who is it?