Any Questions #460: "What's In The Middle No. 3" | WAMC

Any Questions #460: "What's In The Middle No. 3"

Jul 31, 2020

WAMC's Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel are back in the middle. 

Last week's challengeStart with the phrase OPENING DAYS. Change one letter to an R and you can rearrange the result to spell a five-letter word for part of a sink and a six-letter word for something you often find in a sink. What are the words?Answer: If you change the Y to a D, you can spell DRAIN and SPONGE. THIS WEEK'S CATEGORY: WHAT’S IN THE MIDDLE #3On-air questions: Ok, Ian: this week we’re going to play another round of What’s In The Middle? I’ll give you two members of a certain category and your job is to give me the two other members of that same category that fall alphabetically between mine. For example, if I said “British Columbia / Newfoundland and Labrador”, you would say “Manitoba” and “New Brunswick” because those are the two Canadian provinces whose names are alphabetically between the two I said. This time, I’ll also give you the categories. 1. Two-word titles of Charles Dickens novels: Bleak House / Hard Times2. Films starring Will Smith: After Earth / Bad Boys3. Last names of people who have had their number retired by the New York Yankees: Mantle / Mattingly 4. Bands in the rock and Roll Hall of Fame whose names are “The” followed by a plural noun: The Stooges / The Ventures5. Muppets on The Muppet Show: Sam the Eagle / Swedish Chef Extra credit1. Poker hands: Flush / high card2. Gifts from The Twelve Days of Christmas: Gold rings / maids a-milking This week's challengeStart with the phrase ANSWER PAIRS. Rearrange the letters to spell a six-letter word for what you might do to your ankle and a five-letter word for what you might do right after that. What are the words?    ANSWERSOn-air questions1. David Copperfield, Great Expectations2. Aladdin, Ali3. Maris, Martin4. The Supremes, The Temptations5. Scooter, Statler Extra credit1. Four of a kind, full house2. Ladies dancing, lords a-leaping