Word games

5th May 2006 at 01:00
TEST THE NATION

1 All the following are anagrams of nationalities - take the initial letters of the answers and mix them up to find another nationality: ONEARK

DIANNI

AMAINBIN

LATINIA

PILLIONHI

SATURNALIA

RUSHKIT

SWISHED

BANALANI

2 Find the correct synonym for the first word - then add or subtract the letters given to find anagrams of some more nationalities:Ruin + H (6); Stillness - L + H (7); Test - E + C (7); Sandwiches - E + U (7); Sailor - M + S (7); Diminishing - R + Y (8); Deviation - V + M (8)

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 to last week's 1 Subaru, Renault, Triumph, Napier, Nissan, Toyota, Oldsmobile, Isuzu, Austin, Alfa Romeo, Mitsubishi.

Initials S, R, T, N, N, T, O, I, A, A, M give Aston Martin.

2 Amazed - E = Mazda; Gar(c)on + M = Morgan; Erection - E = Citroen; Corpse + H = Porsche; Refrai(n) + R = Ferrari; Al(a)rmed + I = Daimler; Ra(d)iates + M = Maserati.

Last week's winner: Hayley Stevenson of Denmark Gardens, Carshalton, Surrey

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