For each word you are given, change one letter to get a common name for a newspaper. For example, given "tomes" the answer is "Times."
Last Week's Challenge
Name a country that is spelled as a solid word. Change two consecutive letters in it to a single R. The result will name a problem that this country has traditionally faced. What's the country and what's the problem?
Answer: Malaysia, Malaria
Winner: Dave Taube of Eugene, Ore.
Next Week's Challenge
From Eric Iverson of Eagan, Minn.: Take the name of a nationality and write it in lower-case letters. Remove the first letter and rotate one of the remaining letters 180 degrees. The result will be another nationality. What nationalities are these?
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