Word games

6th January 2006 at 00:00

1 All the following are anagrams of famous films - take the initial letters of the first word in each answer and mix them up to find another film: TAKENZINCIE (7, 4); WANTYOOU (2, 3, 3); SENSEDIALECT; DEFEATSONE (4, 2, 4); ALIXBRUCE; INTRIGUEDACTA (9, 4); APHONEWALLET (6, 6); ASRADIO; DIVERMOOED; POORCOB; HENNALILA (5, 4)

2 Find the correct synonym for the first word - then add or subtract the letters given to find anagrams of some more films: Essential - L + E (5); Vote - B + I (6); Irritates - N + E (6); Revered - M + H (3, 4); Guarantees - N + S (4, 4); Explosives - I + B (5, 2, 2);Deviations - E + S (1, 4, 2, 4) (Answers next week)

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

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Christmas special answers

1 Ma, Mac, Scam, Micas, Mastic, Miscast, Tachisms, Christmas, Smartish, Thrimsa, Mirths, Shirt, Stir, Sit, Si Li, Lei, Lies, Stile, Elites, Estoile, Mesolite, Mistletoe, Motliest, Litotes, Titles, Stilt, List, Lit, It

2 (L)ather + W = Wreath; (J)odhpur + L = Rudolph; Resp(o)nse + T = Presents; IN(t)erred + E = Reindeer; Cleanses + W = Wenceslas; Sultanas + A + C = Santa Claus!

3 Childermas Winner: Graham Kerr, Well Green, Glasgow

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