Each clue is three words. For each set, think of a fourth word that can follow each clue to complete a compound word or familiar two-word phrase. For example, given "cat," "cattle" and "telephone," the answer would be "call," as in "catcall," "cattle call" and "telephone call." Hint: Each answer ends in two L's, like "call."
Challenge From Last Week
From Adam Cohen of Brooklyn, N.Y.: Name a female host of a popular TV program. Rearrange the letters of her first name to name a god in mythology. Rearrange the letters in her last name to name a type of god that this god is not. Who is the TV host and what are the anagrams?
Answer: Suze Orman, Zeus and Roman
Winner: John Bernardo of Boise, Idaho
Next Week's Challenge
Here's an example: Take the letters I, L, R and T. Insert a trigram (three-letter group) twice into these letters to complete a familiar 10-letter word. If you add S, P and O, you would get the answer, "spoilsport."
Now, take R, F, E and R. Insert a trigram twice somewhere in these letters to complete a familiar two-word phrase. What phrase is it?
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