Word games

7th October 2005 at 01:00
1 All the following are anagrams of jobs - take the initial letters of the answers and mix them up to find 2 further jobs: Bionictreats; Coloritis; Chastityrips; Requyre; Drcoconut; Secretswan; Triode; Fudgerail; Nicesport; Curtainism; Sturgeonoil; Boarcat; Errantduke; Diarrheaprog 2 Find the correct synonym for the first word - then add or subtract the given letter to find anagrams of some more jobs: Kind - E (7); Spoilt - T (8); Heading + I (8); Barrier + N (9); Judges + R (9); Tiers + Y (9) 3 E's a jolly good fellow: Which 7 letter job has 4 E's? And can you think of another job where more than half the letters are E's?

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Answers to last week


1 Newmarket, PontefractT, Tonbridge, Lancaster, Newcastle, Okehampton, Salisbury, Tadcaster, Uttoxeter, Rochdale, Edgbaston, Oswaldtwistle.

Initial letters N,P,T,L,N,O,S,T,U,R,E,O give Luton and Preston.

2.Points + K = Skipton; Farmost + D = Stamford; I(n)flated + H = Hatfield; Birdcage(s) + M = Cambridge; Clothier + E = Clithero; Narrowing + T = Warrington

3.Buckfastleigh Winner: Dawn Jones of Y Rhos, Penrhosgarnedd, Bangor, Gwynedd

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