Word games

23rd June 2006 at 01:00

1 All the following are anagrams of the surnames of top male and female tennis players (past and present) - take the initial letters of the answers and mix them up to find the full name of another top male player:ALLOWERS; BREDGE;RECIPESIGAAS;AROSEMUM;FAINS;HAES;LESSE;TREVE;RANNET;SOUPISLIPPISH !; 2 Find the correct synonym for the first word - then add or subtract the letters given to find anagrams of some more surnames of top tennis players: Woo - A + E (7); Umpire - E + D (7); Companion - T + N (7); Applause - I + N (7); Beginner - R + B (8); Renewed - E + P (9); Bandages + I (10) 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 puzzle 1 Inzhagi, Adriano, Neville, Drogba, Emerson, Downing, Rooney, Nesta, Figo.

Initials I, A, N, D, E, D, R, N, F give Ferdinand.

2 Couch + R = Crouch, Solac(e) + R = Carlos, Regard + R = Gerrard, Chambe(r) + K = Beckham, (T)ornado + L = Ronaldo, Breath(e) + Z = Barthez, Loi(T)ered + P = Del Piero.

Last week's winner: D Davies of Gainsborough Road, New Malden, Surrey Last week's winner:

* Davis, 74 Gainsborough Road, New Malden, Surrey


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