Sunday Puzzle: Anagram All The Way This week's puzzle winner Rob Olmstead plays the puzzle with puzzle master Will Shortz and NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.
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Sunday Puzzle: Anagram All The Way

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Sunday Puzzle: Anagram All The Way

Sunday Puzzle: Anagram All The Way

Sunday Puzzle: Anagram All The Way

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On-air challenge: I'm going to give you some words. Anagram each one to make a new word. And as a help, the first three letters of my word will be the first three letters of your answer.

Ex. Sublet --> Subtle
1. Platen
2. Thereat
3. Declaim
4. Parleys
5. Magnate
6. Trained (hyph.)
7. Martial
8. Chorale
9. Senescent
10. Pedantries

Last week's challenge: This challenge came from listener Patrick Berry, of Jasper, Ala. Think of a well-known European city in seven letters. If you remove the third letter, you'll get a two-word phrase describing what you must do to win a race. If instead you remove the fourth letter, you'll get a two-word phrase describing what you can't do to win a race. What's the city?

Challenge answers: Belfast (Northern Ireland) --> Be fast, be last

Winner: Rob Olmstead of Ruskin, Fla.

This week's challenge: This week's challenge comes from listener Scott Weiss, of Walkersville, Md. Think of a familiar three-word name of something. The first word in that name is a number. Let's call that number "x." The last "x" letters of the second word of the name are a French translation of the third word. What's the name?

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