Monday, January 09, 2006

NPR Sunday Puzzle (Jan 15): Indian Tribe --> Two Trees

NPR Sunday Puzzle (Jan 15): Indian Tribe --> Two Trees:
Q: Name an American Indian tribe. Somewhere inside this name, phonetically, is a kind of tree. Remove this tree, close up the remaining letters, and the remainder, phonetically, will name another kind of tree. What Indian tribe is this... and what are the trees?
I don't think any hints are necessary for this one. How many Indian tribes can you name? One of them is bound to be the answer...
Edit: It was so simple you hardly need the answer, but here it is anyway.
A: CHEROKEE Indian tribe --> OAK + CHERRY trees.

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