Clues lead to a headline type sentence that all begin with the same letter. The number in parenthesis identifies the number of words in the sentence.
Example: bleak paintings seem genuine (4) = austere art appears authentic
-1. tired nomads are thirsty (4)
-2. child at evil stage, pesters adolescent (5)
-3. old relics showed up overseas (4)
-4. various waterfowl moved through the water post haste (4)
-5. barbaric Scandinavian goes to Hall of Odin (4)
-6. distraught grower worries about starvation (4)
-7. favored boxer hits with authority (4)
-8. astute eucalyptus eater learned a martial art (4)
-9. backwoods dweller breeds small hares (4)
-10. proficient woodworker builds kitchen storage by hand (4)
Did you ever stop to think...and then forget to start again!