Word games

7th April 2006 at 01:00
FRUIT + VEG 1 All the following are anagrams of either fruits or vegetables - take the initial letters of the answers and mix them up to find another fruit:FIGURETRAP; MOTTOA; DERRYREBEL; ANGORE; PELTGANG; PLANEPIPE; PATRICO; DRAINMAN; TRAUMANB; ENTRANCEI; DOOCAVA

2 Find the correct synonym for the first words - then add or subtract the letters given to find anagrams of some more fruits or vegetables: Statement - A + O (7); Patron - N + U (7); Nips - E + A (7); Yanking - J +

* (7); Trust - N + C (8); Emission - I + W (9); Coming in + A (9)

(Answers next week)

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Surname initials E, J, O, N, J, N, E, M, T, A, H, B give John Betjeman.

2 Pla(n)t + H = Plath; Rankl(e) + I = LarkinS(c)reens + P = Spenser; Cha(n)cer + U = Chaucer; Thawin(g) + M = Whitman; Cleaner + W = Lawrence; Partakes + N = Pasternak.

Last week's winner: G Kerr of Well Green, Glasgow

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