Initials that Really Matter: WB

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

Challenge from February 4: Think of a word that can follow brain and precede buster. In each case completing a compound word or a familiar two word phrase. What word is this?

Answer: Brain trust / trust buster

Winner: Quentin Decker from Bakersfield, Calif.

Challenge for February 11: By using only the letters in the phrase "Triple Mocha," and repeating them as often as you wish, you can spell the name of another cold treat. The answer consists of four words, with a total of twenty one letters. What is it?

This challenge is from from Steve Baggish of Arlington, Mass.



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