On-air challenge: I'm going to give you some 6-letter words. Insert 2 letters in the exact center of each one to complete a common, uncapitalized 8-letter word.
Ex. ACCENT --> ACCIDENT
Last week's challenge: What world capital becomes the informal name for a farm animal if you change its third letter?
Challenge answer: Moscow --> moo-cow
Winner: Deborah Kritzer of Coral Springs, Fla.
This week's challenge: This challenge comes from Joel Fagliano, the digital puzzles editor of The New York Times. Name a major U.S. city in 10 letters. If you have the right one, you can rearrange its letters to get two 5-letter words that are synonyms. What are they?
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If you know the answer to next week's challenge, submit it here. Listeners who submit correct answers win a chance to play the on-air puzzle. Important: Include a phone number where we can reach you by Thursday, Jan. 10 at 3 p.m. ET.