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The Point Puzzle is a weekly puzzle challenging listeners with word puzzles and logic puzzles. Every week a winner from the last week is selected from emailed answers and announced on air and a new puzzle is posed.

The puzzle airs on KPOV on "The Point" on Wednesday mornings between 9:00 am and 9:30 am and replays at 5pm just before Open Air.

Created by Pearl Stark

Puzzle 281, week of September 24:
Start with the nickname of a major league baseball team. Change one letter, rearrange the letters, and you will have one of the 10 biggest US cities without a pro sports team.

Know the answer to this week's puzzle? Submit it here: Puzzle Answer
Click here for the text of some past point puzzles.

The Point Puzzle is produced at KPOV in Bend Oregon, but it is also carried on stations around the country.
Stations include:
California:
KKRN, Round Mountain California
Connecticut:
WESU, Middletown Connecticut
Florida:
Wings Radio 1, Lake Placid Florida
Idaho:
KRFY, Sandpoint Idaho
Illinois:
WAZU, Peoria Illinois
Massachusetts:
WUMD, Dartmouth Massachusetts
Michigan:
WPRR, Grand Rapids Michigan
Minnesota:
KTWH, Two Harbors Minnesota
Missouri:
KZGM, Cabool Missouri
New York:
Global Community Radio, Geneva New York
Oregon:
KBOO, Portland Oregon
KPOV, Bend Oregon
KSHD, Shady Cove, Oregon
KSKQ, Ashland Oregon (monthly)
KYAQ, Lincoln County Oregon
Pennsylvania:
WLRI, Christiana, Pennsylvania
Vermont:
WOOL, Bellows Falls, Vermont
Virginia:
WRIR, Richmond, Virginia
Washington:
KSER, Everett Washington
KVGD, Goldendale Washington

If your station would like to carry the Point Puzzle, contact Pearl.
The Point Puzzle is distributed through PRX and Audioport.
If your station is not a member of PRX or Audioport, please contact Pearl to discuss other arrangements.

Sample the Point Puzzle here:

Point Puzzle #131 - the week of Nov 9, 2015