What's That Puzzling Toy Under The Christmas Tree? Every answer is the name of a kid's toy that one might give for Christmas. Some are brand names, some are generic. Identify them from their anagrams.
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What's That Puzzling Toy Under The Christmas Tree?

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What's That Puzzling Toy Under The Christmas Tree?

What's That Puzzling Toy Under The Christmas Tree?

What's That Puzzling Toy Under The Christmas Tree?

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On-air challenge: Every answer today is the name of a kid's toy that one might give for Christmas. Some are brand names, some are generic. Identify them from their anagrams. Ex. GEL + O --> LEGO

Last week's challenge: Think of a common exclamation in 4 letters. Move the last letter to the start, and then add a new letter to the end to get another well-known exclamation. What is it?

Answer: AHOY!, YAHOO!

Winner: Martin Spritzer, Pittsboro, N.C.

Next week's challenge: This week's challenge comes from listener Peter Collins of Ann Arbor, Mich. Take the first and last names of a well-known actress. Her first name has two vowels. Change them both to new vowels, and the result names part of a common Christmas decoration. What is it?

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