Bait and Switch - with Hint!

Posted by: Urban Worrier

Bait and Switch - with Hint! - 02/28/13 09:53 AM

Bait and switch: Each clue below can be answered by changing one letter in the given, capitalized word, and then anagramming the letters. Some easy, some may be alterative spellings, a couple that may need the Stitchionary. Plenty to go round, so feel free to grab a couple.

MENTOR

-1. Elaborately adorned
-2. Breed of Spanish sheep
-3. Bury
-4. Short period of time
-5. Vibratory movement
-6. Singer Chris? (Gaining a "z" would be useful)
-7. Extraterrestrial object
-8. Arboreal carnivore
-9. Musical instrument
-10. Religious homily
-11. Mr Power?
-12. At a distance
-13. Foul, decaying
-14. To charm or captivate
-15. Staid, middle-aged woman
-16. One who is always complaining
-17. Member of the family Vespidae
-18. Dark-blue grape variety
-19. Liquefied by heat
-20. To instigate or foster rebellion etc
-21. To adjust with relation to circumstances, facts etc
-22. Small placental mammal characterised by gnawing habits
-23. Pertaining to recent times
-24. Ceremonial seat
-25. Act maternally towards
Posted by: curly

Re: Bait and Switch - 02/28/13 10:19 AM

2. merino

3. entomb

Hi Rog.
Posted by: Marian

Re: Bait and Switch - 02/28/13 10:24 AM

15. matron wave
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Bait and Switch - 02/28/13 10:24 AM

Great start, Remi! wave
Posted by: Flo NS

Re: Bait and Switch - 02/28/13 10:35 AM

4. moment
5. tremor
Posted by: Sondi

Re: Bait and Switch - 02/28/13 11:36 AM

18. merlot

wave
Posted by: Cue

Re: Bait and Switch - 02/28/13 11:44 AM

12. remote
13. rotten wave
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Bait and Switch - 02/28/13 12:37 PM

All spot-on! wave
Posted by: bermag45

Re: Bait and Switch - 02/28/13 12:55 PM

1. Ornate - Hi Rog wave thumbsup

Bernie monky
Posted by: Niki

Re: Bait and Switch - 02/28/13 01:12 PM

19. molten
22. rodent
wave
Posted by: GBC

Re: Bait and Switch - 02/28/13 03:10 PM

25. mother
Posted by: michele rose

Re: Bait and Switch - 02/28/13 03:24 PM

17. wasp

23. current

wave
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Bait and Switch - 02/28/13 04:16 PM

24.Throne wave
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Bait and Switch - 02/28/13 04:33 PM

Letter-perfect, every one! wave
Posted by: fildil

Re: Bait and Switch - 02/28/13 04:35 PM

10. sermon
11. Tyrone
Posted by: manxman

Re: Bait and Switch - 02/28/13 04:56 PM

7. meteor wave
Posted by: Jema

Re: Bait and Switch - 03/01/13 06:17 AM

14. enamor
15. matron

wave
Posted by: Redz

Re: Bait and Switch - 03/01/13 07:06 AM

16. moaner grin wave
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Bait and Switch - 03/01/13 08:33 AM

Great stuff, folks - only a few left! wave
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Bait and Switch - 03/01/13 09:03 AM

8.Marten wave
Posted by: manxman

Re: Bait and Switch - 03/01/13 08:36 PM

20. foment wave
Posted by: CCbomber

Re: Bait and Switch - 03/02/13 01:52 AM

9. cornet smile
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Bait and Switch - 03/03/13 01:52 PM

You're picking them off very nicely grin

Hints for the others tomorrow...
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Bait and Switch - 03/03/13 02:07 PM

21.Orient wave
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Bait and Switch - 03/03/13 02:26 PM

Good one, Haroula - thoght that was a toughie... wave
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Bait and Switch - 03/04/13 02:50 AM

6.Martin wave
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Bait and Switch - 03/04/13 11:41 AM

Haroula - afraid not - you've changed two letters sad

Gaining a "z" would be useful.... think
Posted by: Haroula

Re: Bait and Switch - with Hint! - 03/04/13 12:13 PM

6.Montez wave
let's dance penguin
Posted by: Urban Worrier

Re: Bait and Switch - with Hint! - 03/04/13 12:20 PM

Nice finish! bravo