Stuck In The Middle With Clues Given a five-letter word, insert two new letters between the second and third letters of the given word to complete a common seven-letter word.

# Stuck In The Middle With Clues

#### Stuck In The Middle With Clues

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On-air challenge: Given a five-letter word, insert two new letters between the second and third letters of the given word to complete a common seven-letter word. For example: Amble - Am(ia)ble.

Last week's challenge: This three-part challenge comes from listener Lou Gottlieb. If you punch 0-1-4-0 into a calculator, and turn it upside-down, you get the state OHIO. What numbers can you punch in a calculator, and turn upside-down, to get a state capital, a country and a country's capital?

Answer: Boise (35108), Belize (321738), Oslo (0750)

Winner: Margaret Bayer of Lawrence, Kan.

Next week's challenge: Name a famous actor best known for tough-guy roles. The first five letters of his first name and the first four letters of his last name are the first five and four letters, respectively, in the first and last names of a famous author. Who is the actor, and who is the author?