Word games

9th December 2005 at 00:00

1 All the following are anagrams of US states - take the initial letters of the answers and mix them up to find another state: KOALAMHO; ANADINI; LAMBAAA; SILILION; HARDNOSELID; BEARSANK; NASKARAS; CCTCONTINUE; USAAILION; OLDFAIR

2 Find the correct synonym for the first word - then add or subtract the letters given to find anagrams of some more US states:

Disregard - I + O (6); Ogre - S + V (7); Reaching - R + I (8); Legible - B + W (8); Wizard - A + H (8); Feeling - S + M (9)

3 Can you seeee..?

Which letter can you add to TENNESSEE to make an anagram of another word?

Mark Nyman

(Answers next week)

pound;20 book token for the first correct answers to be opened on Tuesday.

Send to wordgames@tes.co.uk or Wordgames, TES, Admiral House, 66-68 East Smithfield, London E1W 1BX.

Answers: 1 Tommy Cooper, Ronnie Barker, Peter Cook, Stan Laurel, Tom O'Connor, Ardal O'Hanlon, Jenny Eclair, Eddie Izzard, Rowan Atkinson, Charlie Drake, Al Murray, Ronnie Corbett, Oliver Hardy.. Initial letters T, R, P, S, T, A, J, E, R, C, A, R, O give Jasper Carrott.

2 Broad(e)n + J = Jo Brand; Evan(g)els + E = Lee Evans; Par(a)keet + Y = Peter Kay; Wineries + E = Ernie Wise; Receives + V = Vic Reeves; Echelons + E + J = John Cleese

3 Abbott and Costello

Winner: Victoria Kelly of Peel House Lane, Widnes

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