The Synonyms in 'Sacramento'

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

Challenge from Nov. 19: Name a well-known American city, with 12 letters in its name, containing the letters of THANKS in left to right order, not necessarily consecutively. A hint: This is a city of more than 100,000 people. What city is it?

Answer: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Winner: Michael Seden-Hansen, from Paso Robles, Calif.

Challenge for Nov. 26: From listener Dan Pitt of Palo Alto, California: Take the name "Sacramento," the capital of California. Rearrange these 10 letters to spell two words that are synonyms.

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