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Rhyme Time

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Rhyme Time

Rhyme Time

Rhyme Time

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On-Air Challenge: You are given two words. Change one letter in each of them to make two new words that rhyme. For example, given "pulse" and "verge," the answer would be "purse" and "verse."

Challenge from Last Week

Rearrange the letters of "English tea" to name a famous person with a prominent mustache — first and last name. Who is it?

Answer: Gene Shalit

Winner: Chris Eames, Tucson, Ariz.

Next Week's Challenge

From Lisa Johnson of Earlysville, Va.: Think of a famous TV personality whose last name has six letters. Drop the last letter, reverse the order of the remaining five letters, and you will get the name of another famous TV personality. Who are they?

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