Sunday Puzzle: Sandwich the letters
On-air challenge: I'm going to give you some six-letter words. Insert two new letters between the first and second letters of my word to make a familiar eight-letter word.
Example: BEHEAD --> BONEHEAD
Last week's challenge: The initial letters in the title of a popular movie from this century spell the name of a popular sitcom from the last century. What titles are these?
Challenge answer: "Snakes On A Plane" --> "Soap"
Winner: Mark Englehart of Seattle, Wash.
This week's challenge: This week's challenge comes from listener John Sieger, of Wauwatosa, Wis. Name a famous living movie star. Insert an R in the middle of the first name, and drop the last two letters of the last name. You'll get a familiar French phrase. What is it?
If you know the answer to next week's challenge, submit it here by Thursday, May 19th at 3 p.m. ET. Listeners who submit correct answers win a chance to play the on-air puzzle. Important: Include a phone number where we can reach you.
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