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A Long Way From Milan To Minsk

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A Long Way From Milan To Minsk

A Long Way From Milan To Minsk

A Long Way From Milan To Minsk

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On-Air Challenge

For each category given, the answers are things within the category that start with the letters, M, I, N, S and K. For example, given "two-syllable girls' names," the answer could be "Mary, Ingrid, Norma, Sarah and Kathy."

Challenge From Last Week

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?

Answer: Philadelphia Phillies

Winner: Ed Kulsick of Sun City West, Ariz.

Next Week's Challenge

From listener Peter Weiss: The names of Presidents Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton have something unusual in common. In fact, these are the only presidents in U.S. history whose names share this characteristic. What is it?