Word games

4th November 2005 at 00:00
POPWORDS. 1 All the following are anagrams of famous pop and rock artists - take the initial letters of their first names and mix them up to find a famous current band (3,8): WEEDINVESTOR (6, 6); YOULIKINGMEE (5, 7); WORDTREATS (3, 7); RANDOMMENUS (5, 7); SALTWATER (2, 7); SLEEPYLIVERS (5, 7); NARCOLEPTIC (4, 7); TACKLINGNEO (3, 4, 4); MOONJETS (3, 5); NOMONKEYSBORIS (6, 8); OHBARECHICKEN (6, 7) 2 Find the correct synonym for the first word - then add or subtract the given letters to find anagrams of some more famous poprock artists: Give up - B + M (7); Reduced - W + U (3, 4); Get a tan - N + K (4, 4); Reasonably - S + L (5, 4); Nourishment + A + R (4, 6); With feeling - L + S (6, 5) 3 A-nother poser.

Which 10 letter 80's band has 5 A's?

Mark Nyman (Answers next week).

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Answers: 1 Leicester City, Everton, Southampton, Hull City, Huddersfield Town, Stoke City, Reading, East Fife, Aberdeen, Ayr United, East Stirling, Cardiff City, Torquay United.

Initial letters L,E,S,H,H,S,R,E,A,A,E,C,T give Chelsea and Hearts.

2 Ci(r)cle + T = Celtic; An(g)lers + A = Arsenal; Forwa(r)d + T = Watford; A(n)chored + L = Rochdale; Inebrian(t) + H = Hibernian; Salvation + L = Aston Villa 3 Swindon Town Winner: Sue Madgwick of Hunnacott, Landkey, Barnstaple, Devon

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