On-air challenge: Today's puzzle is titled "Low and Inside." Every answer is a word or name that has the syllable "low" somewhere inside it (not at the start or the end). The "low" syllable is always accented.
Example: Like the U.S. before 1776 >> COLONIAL
1. Greeting in Hawaii
2. House speaker Nancy
3. Tennis star Martina
4. Spanish city that hosted the 1992 Olympics
5. Powerful land in ancient Mesopotamia
6. Everyday sandwich meat
7. Sounding pleasant to the ear, as music
8. Informal, as speech
9. Religious scholar
10. Kind of tube that a fertilized egg passes through
11. Relating to or involved in crime
12. Running away to get married
Last week's challenge: Think of a major city in France whose name is an anagram of a major city in Italy. Each city has more than 100,000 people.
Challenge answer: Orléans and Salerno
Winner: Ben Bernard of Cliff Island, Maine
This week's challenge: This week's challenge comes from listener Sandy Weisz, of Chicago. Think of a place on earth with a four-word name. Take the third word. Advance three of its letters to the next letter of the alphabet (so A would become B, B would be come C, etc.). You'll get the fourth word in the name. What place is this?
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