Sunday Puzzle: To Celebrate A Merry Month, Marry The Letters D, E And C We're in the merry month of December. Every answer this week is a two-word phrase or name in which the first word starts DE- and the second word starts C.

To Celebrate A Merry Month, Marry The Letters D, E And C

To Celebrate A Merry Month, Marry The Letters D, E And C

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On-air challenge: We're in the merry month of December. Every answer this week is a two-word phrase or name in which the first word starts DE- and the second word starts C.

For example: Underwater explosive device --> depth charge.

Last week's challenge: This challenge may sound impossible, but there's a good answer. Think of a common two-word phrase, in seven letters, that has two R's in the middle. And "in the middle," means exactly in the middle. What phrase is it?

Answer: At worst (which has "two Rs" inside it).

Puzzle winner: John Campanelli of Hudson, Ohio.

Next week's challenge, from listener Matt Jones of Portland, Ore.: Think of a two-word phrase commonly seen on signs in new businesses. Nine letters in all. Change the sixth letter to an N, and read the resulting letters in order: You'll get a new two-word phrase sometimes seen on humorous signs in classrooms and offices. What signs are these?