Transpositions

Posted by: soot

Transpositions - 07/21/13 10:26 AM

Transpositions

The letters of the answer to the first part of the clue can be transposed to form the answer of the second half of the clue. If you find the first part of the clue is elusive then switch to the second part and work your way backwards wink

Example: transpose a garment into a tiresome person -> robe - bore

All solutions are 5 letter words.

sherlock

= 1. An edible drupe into a light semitransparent material
= 2. A month into a small ornament
= 3. Opinions into a digression
= 4. An edible fruit into together with
= 5. A decrepit horse into a slice of meat
= 6. Shades of color into the smallest American sandpiper
= 7. A routine task into an orange-yellow color
= 8. A man's trunk into a domestic fowl's perch
= 9. Fence openings into a platform
= 10. Sell illegally into a fastening

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Posted by: michele rose

Re: Transpositions - 07/21/13 10:31 AM

2. March / charm wave
Posted by: soot

Re: Transpositions - 07/21/13 10:56 AM

You nailed the first one Michele thumbsup

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Posted by: manxman

Re: Transpositions - 07/21/13 11:05 AM

3. ideas/aside
Posted by: soot

Re: Transpositions - 07/21/13 11:08 AM

Right you are Manxman thumbsup

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Posted by: Haroula

Re: Transpositions - 07/21/13 11:41 AM

10.Scalp/Clasp smile wave
Posted by: Niki

Re: Transpositions - 07/21/13 12:31 PM

7. chore/ochre wave
Posted by: GBC

Re: Transpositions - 07/21/13 07:01 PM

6. tints/stint
Posted by: androthi

Re: Transpositions - 07/21/13 08:37 PM

4. mango/among
Posted by: Kaki's Sister

Re: Transpositions - 07/22/13 05:39 AM

9. gates/stage
Posted by: curly

Re: Transpositions - 07/22/13 06:40 AM

1. olive/voile
Posted by: MsMercury

Re: Transpositions - 07/22/13 07:09 AM

8. Torso/roost wave
Posted by: soot

Re: Transpositions - 07/22/13 07:15 PM

Outstanding Haroula Nike Gail Androthi Gerry Curly and MsMercury .. Well Done thumbsup

Howdy Hello Androthi .. it's good to see you in the Garden wave
Posted by: michele rose

Re: Transpositions - 07/23/13 04:53 PM

5. skate / steak
Posted by: soot

Re: Transpositions - 07/23/13 07:39 PM

Good solve Michele thumbsup

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