The theme today is "cow." Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name in which the first word starts with "C-O" and the second word starts with "W." For example, if the clue is "person who can fix a hard drive in 10 minutes," the answer would be, "computer whiz."
Last Week's Challenge
Take "tire" and "exhaust." They're both things a car has. But as verbs, in a noncar sense, they're synonyms. The challenge is to name two articles of apparel — things to wear — each with four letters; and as verbs, in a nonapparel sense, the two words are synonyms. What words are they?
Answer: sock and belt
Winner: Karen Haskell of Belleville, N.J.
Next Week's Challenge
It comes from Craig Hamilton, editor for the National Puzzlers' League. Think of two terms that mean "to divulge information." Write them one after the other with no spaces between words. The result is a nine-letter word for a card that you might hold in a card game. What card is it?
Submit Your Answer
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 Thursday at 3 p.m.