Word games

13th October 2006 at 01:00
SPACE ODYSSEY

All the following are anagrams of words relating to the solar system. Take the initial letters of the answers and mix them up to find another space-related word:

RADIOSET

TRECKO

PUNNETE

TUNARS

BOONER

SPECILE

UPLOT

SUNARU

SNUVE

Find the correct synonym for the first word, then add or subtract the letters given to find anagrams of some more space-related words:

Displace - V + T (6)

Punishment - Y (6)

Plaza - E + A (6)

Painting - C + J (7)

Detaches - A + C (8)

Opposite + U (8)

Skivers + A + O (9)

Mark Nyman

ANSWERS:

ASTEROID, ROCKET, NEPTUNE, SATURN, OBERON, ECLIPSE, PLUTO, URANUS, VENUS Initials A, R, N, S, O, E, P, U and V give SUPERNOVA.

REMO(V)E + T = METEOR

PENALTY - Y = PLANET

SQUAR(E) + A = QUASAR

PI(C)TURE + J = JUPITER

ISOL(A)TES + C = SOLSTICE

INVERSE + U = UNIVERSE

TRUANTS + A + O = ASTRONAUT

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