Shuffling Pairs of Fives
Puzzle master Will Shortz quizzes one of our listeners, and has a challenge for everyone at home.
Challenge from Nov. 26: (From listener Steve Baggish, from Littleton, Mass.) Name a six-letter animal. Change the second letter to the next letter of the alphabet. Read the result backward, and you'll name a major U.S. city. What city is it?
Winner: Stacy Merritt of Gainesville, Fla.
Challenge from Dec. 4:
Name an animal in five letters. Switch the first and last letters, and you'll name a well-known company. Hint: The company is over 100 years old and has hundreds of stores around the United States and Canada. What company is it?
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