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From First To Last

From First To Last

From First To Last

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On-Air Challenge

Each clue is one word. The answer is a word that can follow the clue to complete a familiar two-word phrase. The first two letters of the answer must be the first and last letter of the clue. For example, given "pool," the answer would be "player."

Challenge From Last Week

Name a famous author whose last name starts with the letter C. Cross out four letters in the name. The remaining letters, in order, will spell the name of another famous author, also starting with C. Who are these two writers?

Answer: Cervantes, Crane

Winner: Mark Wegner of Austin, Texas

Next Week's Challenge

From listener Joshua Saks of Morristown, N.J.: Name a famous singer from the past who has five letters in his or her first name and six letters in the last. Rearrange the letters of the last name, plus the last letter of the first name (seven letters in all) to name a place where this singer famously performed. Who is the singer and what is the place?