Sunday Puzzle: Looking For Common Ground? Sometimes All It Takes Is 3 Letters Given two kinds of people or things, name something they both do — in three letters. For example, a false witness and a person in bed both lie.

#### Looking For Common Ground? Sometimes All It Takes Is 3 Letters

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Looking For Common Ground? Sometimes All It Takes Is 3 Letters

# Looking For Common Ground? Sometimes All It Takes Is 3 Letters

#### Looking For Common Ground? Sometimes All It Takes Is 3 Letters

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On-air challenge: Given two kinds of people or things, name something they both do — in three letters.

For example: a false witness, and a person in bed --> lie.

Last week's challenge, from listener Peter Weisz of West Palm Beach, Fla.: Name something in 11 letters that's a common household item. You can rearrange the first six letters to form a synonym of a word spelled by the middle three letters. What is the item, and what are the words?