A Pox On You

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On-Air Challenge

Each answer is a familiar word, name or phrase that begins with the letter P and ends in X. For example, if the clue is "showy flower," the answer would be "phlox."

Challenge From Last Week

Name a famous actress with four letters in her first name and five letters in her last name. Drop the last letter of her first name and the last two letters of her last name. The remaining letters, in order, will name a well-known world capital. Who is the actress, and what is the capital?

Answer: Lisa Bonet, Lisbon

Winner: Kevin Miller of Eugene, Ore.

Next Week's Challenge

From Ed Pegg Jr., of Mathpuzzle.com: "Nonclassical analysis" contains eight different letters. Two of them occur once, two of them occur twice, two of them occur three times, and two of them occur four times each. Which sports team's name has this same property?

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