Word games

9th June 2006 at 01:00

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










2 Find the correct synonym for the first word - then add or subtract the letters given to find anagrams of some more flowers:

Football - E + U (6)

Rebel - R + I (6)

Flexible - P + O (7)

Incise - G + B (7)

Pertinent - T + D (8)

Warning + M (8)

Conversations - E + L (9)

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 Orange creams, Pear drops, Eclair, Bullseyes, Galaxy, Twix, Opal fruits, Revels, Spangles, Pint pots.

Initials O, P, E, B, G, T, O, R, S, P give Gobstopper.

2 Close + V = Cloves; Isolated - E = Altoids; Flu(s)ters + F = Truffles; (R)esuming + W = Wine gumse; Embarrass - E = Mars bars; Sporadic + D = Acid drops; Obstacle + O = Bootlaces.

Last week's winner: Ms Rose Walsh, Martindale Avenue, Heatherside, Camberley

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a TES/ TESS subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


Get Tes online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to Tes online and the Tes app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off Tes Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the Tes online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar, Buyagift.com, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order today