Sunday Puzzle: Send Me A Sign: Born Under Virgo, This Puzzle Spells Trouble This week's puzzle begins with the word "virgo," the astrological sign for this time of year. For each category given, name an item in the category starting with each of the letters V-I-R-G-O.
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Send Me A Sign: Born Under Virgo, This Puzzle's Nothing But Trouble

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Send Me A Sign: Born Under Virgo, This Puzzle's Nothing But Trouble

Send Me A Sign: Born Under Virgo, This Puzzle's Nothing But Trouble

Send Me A Sign: Born Under Virgo, This Puzzle's Nothing But Trouble

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On-air challenge: This is a game of categories, based on the word "virgo," which is the astrological sign for this time of year. For each category, name something in the category beginning with each of the letters V-I-R-G-O.

For example, if the category were "chemical elements," you might say vanadium, iron, radium, gold and oxygen. Any answer that works is OK, and you can give the answers in any order.

Last week's challenge: Name a famous movie in eight letters that has had multiple sequels. The title is one word. Rearrange its letters to get a two-word phrase for a satchel. What is it?

Answer: "Superman" --> man purse.

Winner: P.K. Musarra of Philadelphia.

Next week's challenge, from listener Ben Bass of Chicago: Name a well-known U.S. geographical place — two words; five letters in the first word, six letters in the last — that contains all five vowels (A, E, I, O and U) exactly once. It's a place that's been in the news. What is it?

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