Testing Your Wits With Knowledge Of Spirits
Filed by KOSU News in Art & Life.
April 1, 2012
On-Air Challenge: Today’s challenges are from an old English book called Lateral Thinking Puzzles by Hannah Robson and Nick Hoare. They all have a drinking theme, and they’ll test your wits.
Last Week’s Challenge from listener Doug Heller of Flourtown, Pa.: Think of a much-discussed subject in the news with two words (five letters in the first, six letters in the last). The letters of the five-letter word can be rearranged to get the first five letters of the six-letter word. The six-letter word ends in a Y. What’s the subject?
Answer: “Green energy”
Winner: Lillian Moodey from Phoenix, Ariz.
Next Week’s Challenge: Name some things seen at a baseball game. This is a two-word phrase, four letters in each word. Change one letter in each word to a new letter to get a new two-word phrase that names a popular music group of the past. Name the group.
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 2012 National Public Radio]