The Sound Of Letters


On-Air Challenge

Every answer consists of two letters of the alphabet that sound like a word or name. Fill in the blanks to get them. For example, if the clue is ___ watermelon, then the answer would be, "C-D" as in seedy watermelon.

Challenge From Last Week

From Louis Sargent of Portland, Ore.: Take the last name of a famous actress in 2 syllables and 9 letters. Transpose the syllables and you'll have, phonetically, the word for a common ailment. Who is the person and what is the ailment?

Answer: Sarah Bernhardt — heartburn

WINNER: Whit Morison of Bristol, Va.

Next Week's Challenge

Take a very common three-letter word. Say the letters phonetically and together they'll sound like a six-letter word meaning knockout. What word is it?

Submit Your Answer

If you know the answer to next week's challenge, submit it here. Listeners who submit correct answers win a chance to play the on-air puzzle. Important: Please include a phone number where we can reach you Thursday at 3 p.m.



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