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Strictly Speaking #1245446
04/15/21 11:24 AM
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The clues in 1-10 all define words in obscure ways. A-J contains the actual definitions or descriptions of the words. Determine the real words and match them with the similar-sounding descriptions. Example: “Set of twelve” (dozen) would match with “meditate” (do Zen). Please explain your answers.

-1. Stuff Ernie's friend
-2. Evil glove
-3. Central wise man
-4. Write a song
-5. Dodge a chart
-6. Harbor bird
-7. Wave a fiddle
-8. Slack part of the psyche
-9. Very short British mother
-10. Prohibit coffee

-a. signature
-b. bread roll
-c. least amount
-d. hazelnut
-e. nonsense
-f. stringed instrument
-g. inclination
-h. lawn sport
-i. crystal-clear
-j. small, wearable bouquet



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Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245458
04/15/21 01:07 PM
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3 j - core sage ; corsage


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Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245459
04/15/21 01:09 PM
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9c. mini mum/minimum wave2

Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245460
04/15/21 01:13 PM
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10. ban joe / banjo


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Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245462
04/15/21 01:36 PM
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8i. loose id / lucid smile

Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245475
04/15/21 03:14 PM
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Good solves! wave


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Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245484
04/15/21 03:58 PM
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The Outer Limits
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Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245489
04/15/21 04:45 PM
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most excellent cool puzzle Pandora yes


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Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245493
04/15/21 05:07 PM
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Good solve, Cue, and thanks soot. wave


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Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245497
04/15/21 05:37 PM
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The Garden State
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Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245503
04/15/21 07:18 PM
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Good one, LadyK! It's pouring here and the Simon quote is apt. wave


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Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245516
04/15/21 09:15 PM
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6b. Bagel - Bay Gull

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Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245526
04/16/21 02:12 AM
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Isle of Man
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4g pen chant - penchant

Neat little brainteaser (talking of which, A Monster's Expedition is a computer game worth a look)! thumbsup


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Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245540
04/16/21 06:46 AM
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5a. auto graph / autograph wave

Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245541
04/16/21 07:01 AM
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5a. autograph wave2

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Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245545
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More good answers. There's still one left to solve! wave

Lex, that game looks adorable. grin


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Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245558
04/16/21 10:50 AM
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Re: Strictly Speaking [Re: Pandora] #1245580
04/16/21 01:39 PM
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Well solved, Cheryl! wave


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