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A Little Hankity-Pankity

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A Little Hankity-Pankity

A Little Hankity-Pankity

A Little Hankity-Pankity

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On-Air Challenge

Every answer is a two-word, rhyming phrase in which both words have three syllables. For example, given the clue "unexplained circumstance of the past," the answer would be "history mystery."

Challenge From Last Week

From Ed Pegg Jr. of mathpuzzle.com: Rearrange the 11 letters of "interaction" to make two closely related words. What words are they?

Answer: Tar, nicotine

Winner: Barbara Theilen of Columbia, S.C.

Next Week's Challenge

From Scott Weiss of Walkertown, Md.: Name the sixth thing in a well-known series. Change its third letter to the next letter of the alphabet. Then rearrange all the letters, and you'll get the seventh thing in the series. What names are these?

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