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Sunday Puzzle: Play The Long (Vowel) Game

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro plays the puzzle with New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz and KUT listener Cory Sureck of Austin, Texas.
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Think of a made-up two-word phrase. Each word has two syllables. The first syllable has a long-E vowel sound. Change that to a long-A sound and phonetically you'll get the second

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