Sunday Puzzle: The Familiarity Of Stressed Syllables
On-air challenge: Every answer today is a familiar two-word phrase or name with the stress pattern da-DAH-da da-DAH-da.
Ex. Appearing naked in a public setting --> INDECENT EXPOSURE
Last week's challenge: What common three-word expression — 14 letters in all — has only N and G as consonants, and otherwise is all vowels?
Answer: Going, Going, Gone!
Winner: Bobbie Wilson of La Crosse, Wis.
Next week's challenge: This week's challenge comes from listener Joe Krozel of Creve Coeur, Mo., and it might require a little research. There is a city somewhere in the United States with a population of about 24,000 people. Change the last letter in the name of its state. If you now read the name of the city plus the altered name of its state together, the result is a palindrome — that is, it reads backward and forward the same. What city 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 at 3 p.m. ET on Thursday, August 3.
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