A Puzzle Riddled With Objects
Filed by KOSU News in Art & Life.
October 16, 2011
On-Air Challenge: Identify the objects described in a series of riddles from A New Collection of Riddles by Jesse Cochran.
Last Week’s Challenge From Listener Sandy Weisz: Name something that is part of a group of 12. Change the first letter to the next letter of the alphabet to name something that is part of a group of nine. What are these things?
Answer: “Cancer” is one of the 12 astrological signs, and “Dancer” is one of Santa Claus’ nine reindeer, including Rudolph.
Winner: Oren Helbok from Bloomsburg, Pa.
Next Week’s Challenge: Think of a familiar two-word rhyming phrase that starts with the letter F, like “fat cat.” Change the F to a G and you’ll get another familiar two-word rhyming phrase. What are these phrases?
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]