What's in a Car's Name?

The Puzzler

RAY: The model is the Mitsubishi Eclipse.

TOM: I take off the E and the E and I get "clips" left.

RAY: Which is certainly an English word.

TOM: And I take off the C and the S, and I get "lip." And I take off the L and the P and I get "I". All of which are words.

RAY: Do we have a winner?

TOM: The winner this week is Gary Ingersoll from Bloomington, Indiana. And for having his correct answer selected at random, from all the correct answers that we got, Gary is going to get from us a 26-dollar gift certificate to the Shameless Commerce Division at cartalk.com. With this 26-dollar gift certificate, he can get his mother, are you ready for this, a Mother's Day gift. Like for instance, a copy of our mother's CD called Maternal Combustion.

[ Car Talk Puzzler ]

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