Will Shortz http://www.kunc.org en If You Cut In The Middle, Go To The End Of The Line http://www.kunc.org/post/if-you-cut-middle-go-end-line <strong>On-air challenge:</strong> Two clues will be given for two five-letter answers. Move the middle letter of the first answer to the end of the word to get the second answer. Example: A weapon that's thrown; a tire in the trunk. Answer: spear/spare<p><strong>Last week's challenge:</strong> The challenge came from Steve Baggish of Arlington, Mass., the father of the 11-year-old boy who <a href="http://www.npr.org/2014/06/22/324333349/oh-you-know-the-answer">created a previous challenge</a>. Name a boy's name and a girl's name, each in four letters. Sun, 06 Jul 2014 12:15:01 +0000 Will Shortz 58636 at http://www.kunc.org If You Cut In The Middle, Go To The End Of The Line The Missing Link http://www.kunc.org/post/missing-link <strong>On-air challenge:</strong> For each set of three words, find a word that can precede each one to complete a familiar two-word phrase or name. The first word in each set will name an animal. Example: turtle, spring, office. The answer would be box — box turtle, box spring, box office.<p><strong>Last week's challenge:</strong> Think of a 10-letter adjective describing certain institutions. Drop three letters from this word, and the remaining seven letters, reading left to right, will name an institution described by this adjective. Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:12:00 +0000 Will Shortz 58355 at http://www.kunc.org The Missing Link Oh, You Know The Answer http://www.kunc.org/post/oh-you-know-answer <strong>On-air challenge:</strong> Every answer is a compound word or familiar two-word phrase or title in which each word has OU as its second and third letters. Example: Given "heading to Antarctica," you would say, "Southbound."<p><strong>Next week's challenge:</strong> From 11-year-old listener Eli Shear-Baggish of Arlington, Mass. Name a certain trip that contains the letter S. Change the S to a C and rearrange the resulting letters. You'll name the location where this trip often takes place. Sun, 22 Jun 2014 12:54:15 +0000 Will Shortz 58072 at http://www.kunc.org Oh, You Know The Answer Floating Down The Anagram River http://www.kunc.org/post/floating-down-anagram-river <strong>On-air challenge:</strong> Today's puzzle is geographical. Every answer is the name of a river — identify it using its anagram minus a letter. Example: Top minus T = Po (River).<p><strong>Last Week's Challenge:</strong> Name part of a TV that contains the letter C. Replace the C with the name of a book of the Old Testament, keeping all the letters in order. The result will name a sailing vessel of old. Sun, 15 Jun 2014 12:32:46 +0000 Will Shortz 57792 at http://www.kunc.org Floating Down The Anagram River Getting To Know The IN Crowd http://www.kunc.org/post/getting-know-crowd <strong>On-air challenge:</strong> Every answer to the given clue is a made-up, two-word phrase in which you add IN to the front of the first word to get the second word. For example: shoe insert; sole insole<p><strong>Last week's challenge:</strong> This challenge comes from listener Ed Pegg Jr., who runs the website Mathpuzzle.com. Sun, 01 Jun 2014 11:46:00 +0000 Will Shortz 57244 at http://www.kunc.org Getting To Know The IN Crowd