Word games

3rd February 2006 at 00:00

1 All the following are anagrams of past and present actors - take the initial letters of their surnames and mix them up to find another actor:LUILEECARNIVORE (8, 7); BEEFCFLANK (3, 7); ROGERHUFFEYS (8, 4); JAWDUEL (4, 3); EVILSNIDE (3, 6); NUMALEPAWN (4, 6); VIOLENCEW (5, 4); BROUGHTMYEHARP (8, 6); VERMINTASTE (5, 6); LENJAMMOCK (4, 6); ARNYALONE (4, 5); EEEOOOLPRTT (6, 6)

2 Find the correct synonym for the first words - then add or subtract the letters given to find anagrams of the surnames of some more actors: Forefather - A (7); Beef stew - H + D (7); Jealous - E + T (7); Plasters - G + R (8); Height - S + O (8); Education - G + N (9); Verify - I + L (9)

(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 to last week's puzzles

1 Renee Zellweger, Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet, Jennifer Lopez, Kate Hudson, Penelope Cruz, Julia Roberts, Gillian Anderson, Iman, Carmen Electra, Shannon Elizabeth.Surname initials Z, S, W, L, H, C, R, A, I, E, E give Rachel Weisz.

2 Mankind - N = Kidman; Work(e)d + U = Kudrow; Portal + W = Paltrow; Co(m)bine + H = Binoche; Un(e)arth + M = Thurman; Ph(a)ntoms + O = Thompson; Quartet + E = Arquette

Last week's winner Mary Moulds of Locket Road, Widnes, Cheshire

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