Trivia challenge contest No. 18: The first edition of Encyclopaedia Britannica was published in three volumes from 1768 to 1771. What letters of the alphabet were covered in Volume 1?

How to win: Send your answer, with your full name and address, by e-mail to [email protected] or on a postcard to Stan Newman’s Trivia Challenge No. 18, P.O. Box 69, Massapequa Park, NY 11762. Only one submission per person. Answers must be received within seven days of publication. One winner will be chosen at random from all correct entries, who will receive a copy of Stan’s trivia book “Assorted Trifles,” courtesy of Random House.

Answer to challenge No. 11: The word INTESTINES consists of five different letters of the alphabet, each repeated exactly twice. Winner: Elizabeth Kendrick of Lewiston, Idaho.

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