Sunday Puzzle: From Left To Right And Hiding In Sight NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with listener Lisa Muré of Holderness, N.H.

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Sunday Puzzle: From Left To Right And Hiding In Sight

# Sunday Puzzle: From Left To Right And Hiding In Sight

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On-air challenge: I'm going to give you some words and phrases. Each one conceals the name of a 5-letter country in left-to-right order, but not in consecutive letters. You name the country.

Example: CONCEPTUAL --> NEPAL
1. CHILDREN
2. VITALITY
3. ASPIRATION
4. SAMOVAR
5. CHAIN SAW
6. SUNDANCE
7. SYMMETRICAL
8. RIGHT-HAND MAN
9. PLAY IT BY EAR

Last week's challenge: This week's challenge comes from listener Jim Levering of San Antonio, Texas. Think of an affliction in 5 letters. Shift each letter three spaces later in the alphabet — for example, A would become D, B would become E, etc. The result will be a prominent name in the Bible. Who is it?

Challenge answer: Ebola --> Herod

Winner: Lisa Muré of Holderness, N.H.

Next week's challenge: This week's challenge comes from listener Henrik Strandskov of Luck, Wis. Name a major professional sports team. The first and last letters of the team's name specify something that is an anagram of its interior letters. What team is it?