What's That Puzzling Toy Under The Christmas Tree?
On-air challenge: Every answer today is the name of a kid's toy that one might give for Christmas. Some are brand names, some are generic. Identify them from their anagrams. Ex. GEL + O --> LEGO
Last week's challenge: Think of a common exclamation in 4 letters. Move the last letter to the start, and then add a new letter to the end to get another well-known exclamation. What is it?
Answer: AHOY!, YAHOO!
Winner: Martin Spritzer, Pittsboro, N.C.
Next week's challenge: This week's challenge comes from listener Peter Collins of Ann Arbor, Mich. Take the first and last names of a well-known actress. Her first name has two vowels. Change them both to new vowels, and the result names part of a common Christmas decoration. What is it?
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 Wednesday at 3 p.m. Eastern.
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