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Filed by KOSU News in Art & Life.
June 25, 2011

On-Air Challenge: Each answer is the name of a well-known film. You are given three words. Say the words out loud quickly to identify the film. For example, given the words “booty,” “Andy” and “pieced,” the answer would be Beauty and the Beast.

Last Week’s Challenge: From listener Adam Cohen, of Brooklyn, N.Y.: Think of a former world leader whose first and last names both sound like things you might see in a mine. Who is the leader, and what are the things?

Answer: Helmut Kohl (helmet and coal)

Winner: Will Anderson of Albuquerque, N.M.

Next Week’s Challenge: Take the word “ballerina,” drop one letter and rearrange the remaining eight letters to name a well-known fictional character. Who 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. Eastern. [Copyright 2011 National Public Radio]

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