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Sunday Puzzle: Name That City

Sunday Puzzle

On-air Challenge: Every answer today is the name of a U.S. city from which I have removed one or more interior letters. The remaining letters in order spell a word. I'll give you that word. You name the city.

Ex. CANON (1 letter removed) --> CANTON, Ohio

1. SETTLE (1)

2. LASING (1)

3. CAPER (1)

4. MASON (2)

5. POLAND (2)

6. SPOKE (2)

7. PROVINCE (2)

8. LAYETTE (2)

9. ROSTER (3)

10. DO IT (3)

11. CHARON (4)

12. MASTER (4)

13. SPORT (5)

14. COLORINGS (6) (two words)

Last week's challenge: Name a popular singer — first and last names. Change one letter to a "P" and read the result backward. You'll get what many people do around this singer. Who is it?

Challenge answer: Dua Lipa --> Applaud

Winner: Kathleen Patton of Westwood, Mass.

This week's challenge: This week's challenge comes from listener Roger Barkan of Savage, Md. Think of an eight-letter word in which the third and sixth letters are "A." Remove the A's. The remaining six letters start a common series. What is it? And what comes next in that series?

Submit Your Answer

If you know the answer to next week's challenge, submit it here by Thursday, May 27, 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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