Word games

16th December 2005 at 00:00

1 All the following are anagrams of chemical elements - take the initial letters of the answers and mix them up to find another element: MANURIU; ALMANHUNT; MUTINIESINE; IMPUREOU; PORKYNT; NAMESAGEN; DUUMBIRI; BULLYRIME; DINOIE

2 Find the correct synonym for the first word - then add or subtract the letters given to find anagrams of some more elements: Growth - E (7); Skull + F (8); Tailor - T + N (8); Rude - A + E (8); Supposition - N (9); Sports hall - Y + E (9)

3 Vowelement.

Name 2 elements containing all 5 vowels.

(Answers next week)

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

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1 Oklahoma, Indiana, Alabama, Illinois, Rhode Island, Nebraska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Louisiana, Florida.

Initial letters O, I, A, I, R, N, A, C, L, F give California.

2 (I)gnore + O = Oregon; Mon(s)ter + V = Vermont; A(r)riving + I = Virginia; Reada(b)le + W = Delaware; Magici(a)n + H = Michigan; Sen(s)ation + M = Minnesota

3 Add a V to get SEVENTEENS

Winner: Paula Halliday of Sunningdale Close, Kirkham, Preston

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