This week's puzzle is called "I Will Lead." Each clue is a word that contains the letter "I" inside. Rearrange the letters to get a new word that starts with the letter "I." For example, if the clue is "Susie," the answer would be "issue."
Last Week's Challenge
It comes from our old pal Merl Reagle, whose Sunday crosswords appear in the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and many other newspapers. Take the letters in "PLEASANTLY," plus the letter I. Rearrange these 11 letters to name a well-known place. What is it?
ANSWER: Naples, Italy
WINNER: Christine Owens of Albemarle, N.C.
Next Week's Challenge
It comes from Scott Kim, the puzzle maker for Discover Magazine. He has a 2010 page-a-day calendar just out called "Mind Benders and Brainteasers." Here's one of the puzzles in it: Name five two-digit numbers that are evenly spaced out — like 32, 34, 36, 38 and 40 — in which all 10 digits from 0 to 9 are used once each. What numbers are these?
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