From First To Last

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript


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?



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the 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.