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Doubling Up from Six to Eight

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Doubling Up from Six to Eight

Doubling Up from Six to Eight

Doubling Up from Six to Eight

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

Challenge from November 26: From listener Dan Pitt of Palo Alto, California: Take the name "Sacramento," the capital of California. Re-arrange these 10 letters to spell two words that are synonyms.

Answer: Scent and Aroma

Winner: Kathy McGinnis-Craft from Knoxville, Tenn.

Challenge from December 3: There's a familiar five-word saying in which one of the words ends in the letter T and the other four words all start with T. What is the saying?