Cross Offs

Posted by: Pandora

Cross Offs - 10/21/12 08:28 PM

Cross off the words in the list below according to the instructions given. Rearrange the remaining words to form a quote. The quote should be posted as the last answer.

Word list: delicate is strength true

Used words: arrest, chaste, donned, fierce, flatworm, head, only, pirouette, refer, ring, septarian, tang, trust, vexatious, unruly

Cross off the word...

-1. ...that can be evenly divided into two men's names
-2. ...that can be inserted between any two words of the following sentence: "I took her to the dance tonight"
-3. ...that will spell the name of a US president when one letter is changed
-4. ...of more than two letters that will make a new word when the last letter is moved to the front
-5. ...that is a palindrome
-6. ...of more than four letters that can be typed using only the top row of keys
-7. ...the word that contains a number
-8. ...the word of over four letters that will make a series of words when one letter at a time is removed
-9. ...that contains all five vowels
-10. ...that would be tapped out on a phone with alternating eights and sevens
-11. ...that sounds like what you take when you are tired
-12. ...that spells an insect in reverse
-13. ...that is a negative without a corresponding positive
-14. ...in which the alternate letters spell out the name of a country
-15. ...that can precede phones, dress, and line

Posted by: Sherlock

Re: Cross Offs - 10/21/12 08:42 PM

1. don/ned grin

What happened to 7 & 8? think
Posted by: DoreenS

Re: Cross Offs - 10/21/12 09:05 PM

14. Spain/septarian penguin
Posted by: Sondi

Re: Cross Offs - 10/21/12 09:09 PM

12. tang/gnat

wave
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Cross Offs - 10/21/12 10:18 PM

Good answers, ladies! wave

And just to be fair, I added in clues 7 and 8. wink
Posted by: Flo NS

Re: Cross Offs - 10/21/12 11:56 PM

2. only
Posted by: Koala

Re: Cross Offs - 10/22/12 01:37 AM

5. Refer

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Posted by: manxman

Re: Cross Offs - 10/22/12 07:36 AM

9. vexatious smile
Posted by: michele rose

Re: Cross Offs - 10/22/12 08:55 AM

15. head
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Cross Offs - 10/22/12 12:26 PM

Good answers! smile
Posted by: fildil

Re: Cross Offs - 10/22/12 01:11 PM

3. fierce - Pierce
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Cross Offs - 10/22/12 07:10 PM

lol You've got presidential radar, Fil. smile
Posted by: manxman

Re: Cross Offs - 10/22/12 09:18 PM

6. pirouette smile
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Cross Offs - 10/22/12 10:33 PM

Good one, manxman! smile
Posted by: Koala

Re: Cross Offs - 10/22/12 11:15 PM

11. Arrest

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Posted by: Pandora

Re: Cross Offs - 10/22/12 11:28 PM

Absolutely! smile
Posted by: Flo NS

Re: Cross Offs - 10/23/12 04:36 AM

8. chaste - haste, hate, ate, at, a.
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Cross Offs - 10/23/12 02:25 PM

Good one, Flo! smile
Posted by: michele rose

Re: Cross Offs - 10/23/12 03:59 PM

10. trust smile
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Cross Offs - 10/23/12 04:46 PM

Yep! We're getting there. smile
Posted by: DoreenS

Re: Cross Offs - 10/23/12 05:16 PM

4. ring/grin \\
7. ten/strength

penguin
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Cross Offs - 10/23/12 07:38 PM

#4 is correct, Doreen. wave
Posted by: manxman

Re: Cross Offs - 10/23/12 08:42 PM

7. flaTWOrm smile
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Cross Offs - 10/23/12 09:20 PM

There's that sneaky number! smile
Posted by: Koala

Re: Cross Offs - 10/23/12 10:02 PM

13. Unruly

True strength is delicate.

smile
Posted by: Pandora

Re: Cross Offs - 10/23/12 10:08 PM

That's a good answer, Koala! smile smile smile