Word games

16th September 2005 at 01:00
"FLOWER-POWER" 1. All the following are anagrams of flowers - take the initial letters of the answers and put them together - they bear fruit and another flower: RICHDO;EVENLARD;SIRI; ANGRYHEAD; ASYLUMS; PROMISER; FORMALYEW;DRAINAGE; CLIMATES; DIANEPHIL; ASILLYRAM; WEEDLESSI; NODNODHERROD

2. Find the correct synonym for the first word, then add or subtract the given letters to make up some more flowers, e.g. "Firework - E + U (8 letters)" would be SPARKL(E)R + U = LARKSPUR Attendants + I (8 letters) ; Bitterness - C + G (8 letters) Mildness - E + A (8) Macintosh + N (9) Fantastic - D + S (9)Sailing - N + X (9) Mark Nyman Answers next week.

pound;20 book token for the first correct answers to be opened. Send to wordgames@tes.co.uk

or Wordgames, TES, Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield, London E1W 1BX.

Answers to last week IN-C0NTINENTS: 1 SWITZERLAND, ARGENTINA, NAMIBIA, BANGLADESH, ICELAND, TURKMENISTAN, GERMANY, OMAN, INDONESIA, URUGUAY, ALGERIA, NICARAGUA. Initial letters SANBITGOIUAN give TUNISIA and GABON.

2 GARDEN+A = GRENADA MARINA+O = ROMANIA (H)OOLIGAN+M = MONGOLIA BOATS(M)AN+W = BOTSWANA (T)HOUSAND+R = HONDURAS TIRAMISU+U = MAURITIUS 3 WOOLLOOMOOLLOO (Sydney,)

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