The ART Of The Word

On-Air Challenge

You are given three words, starting with the letters A, R and T, respectively. You offer a fourth word, to precede each of the original words, to create a familiar two-word phrase. For example, given "alarm," "report" and "teeth," the answer would be "false," as in "false alarm," "false report" and "false teeth."

Challenge From Last Week

Rearrange all 12 letters in the word "contaminated" to get a familiar sign. The answer has two words.

Answer: "No admittance."

Winner: Liz Perch of Savannah, Ga.

Next Week's Challenge

Name a famous person from early American history with five letters in the first name and five letters in the last. Six letters of the alphabet are used in this name, some of them repeated. These same letters make up the name of another person in early American history whose first and last names have six and four letters, respectively. Who are these two people?

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.