Let's Go Hunting

Posted by: Cue

Let's Go Hunting - 02/18/13 09:13 AM

The object of this puzzle is to find a hidden creature using the clues given. The first clue leads to the longest word which contains (1) a word to be extracted and (2) the creature that will be revealed. The creature is spelled out in the proper order within the main word however, in most cases, the extracted word is anagrammed.

Example:

windstorm (7) -> negative conjunction...tornado -> nor = TOrnADo revealing "toad"

-1. astrological forecast (9) -> pen
-2. tap (6) -> drunk
-3. retail store operator (10) -> fireplace accessory
-4. imitate (7) -> word with set, bag and green
-5. land between the house and road (8) -> bet
-6. sulfur (9) -> school year division
-7. outward manner (8) -> whine
-8. rebuilding of a large area (7) -> caution
-9. smooth talk (8) -> delicacy
-10. lucky clover (8) -> URL ending
-11. sell in bulk (9) -> come in second
-12. gumbo (7) -> animal group
-13. idiotic (7) -> British toilet
-14. take heed (6) -> pronoun describing a group
-15. authorization (9) -> shoe tie
-16. weather (7) -> citrus fruit
-17. emotional condition (6) -> Egyptian sun god
-18. break free (8) -> playground feature

Posted by: fildil

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/18/13 09:17 AM

2. spigot > sot > pig
Posted by: Marian

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/18/13 09:20 AM

10. shamrock -> com = shark wave
Posted by: Redz

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/18/13 09:25 AM

1. horoscope -> coop = horse grin wave
Posted by: Sondi

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/18/13 09:40 AM

17. morale -> ra = mole smile

wave
Posted by: manxman

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/18/13 10:39 AM

3. shopkeeper--poker--sheep wave
Posted by: curly

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/18/13 12:09 PM

13. foolish = loo = fish
Posted by: Sherlock

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/18/13 12:49 PM

11. wholesale - lose = whale grin
Posted by: michele rose

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/18/13 02:58 PM

4. emulate -> tea = mule wave
Posted by: Koala

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/18/13 09:26 PM

16. Climate -> Lime = Cat

wave
Posted by: CCbomber

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/19/13 02:03 AM

5. frontage -> ante = frog
Posted by: Cue

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/19/13 07:30 AM

Excellent praise You're all great hunters grin
Posted by: manxman

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/19/13 09:25 AM

14. beware--we--bear wave
Posted by: Redz

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/19/13 12:54 PM

6. brimstone -> term = bison grin wave
Posted by: Cue

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/19/13 02:34 PM

Yes wave
Posted by: Jema

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/19/13 06:04 PM

7. demeanor -moan = deer wave
Posted by: Koala

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/19/13 10:28 PM

8. Renewal - warn = Eel
12. Chowder - herd = Cow

smile
Posted by: Cue

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/20/13 07:38 AM

Yes thumbsup
Posted by: Redz

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/20/13 06:01 PM

15. clearance - lace = crane
18. dislodge - slide = dog


My "puter" has the "black screen of death". I've been depressed all day. No Boomers. On
my son's laptop. happydance
Posted by: Cue

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/21/13 07:57 AM

So, you broke yours and your son lets you use his?

Good answers, Joan. Sorry about your puter frown
Posted by: CCbomber

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/22/13 01:29 AM

15. signature -> string = gnu smile
Posted by: Cue

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/22/13 11:32 AM

Interesting CCB, but I get aue for signature-string.
Posted by: Jema

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/23/13 03:49 PM

9. flattery -treat = fly wave
Posted by: Cue

Re: Let's Go Hunting - 02/25/13 07:38 AM

Excellent, Jema praise