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OUT FOR THE COUNTY 1 All the following are anagrams of counties in Great Britain - take the initial letters of the answers and mix them up to find another county:

TURNLAD

HERBIGURRSHOX

SERAPHIMH

ATHAILSTONE

HILLYGRASER

HORRIDFOXES

LATHUNDERS

RISKYHERO

SOUTHERNHIMMO

SERVESINSHRINE

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

Demolish - Y (6); Skull - N + B (7); Desperate - R + K (7); Enhances - N +

* (8); Fireballs + S (8); Harasses + Y (8); Grabs + I (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 puzzles

1 Laurence Olivier, Ben Affleck, Geoffrey Rush, Jude Law, Vin Diesel, Paul Newman, Clive Owen, Humphrey Bogart, Steve martin, Jack Lemmon, Ryan O'Neal, Peter O'Toole.Surname initials O, A, R, L, D, N, O, B, M, L, O, O give Orlando Bloom.

2 Ancestor - A = Costner; Goulas(h) + D = Douglas; (E)nvious + T = Ustinov; Banda(g)es + R = Banderas; Tallnes(s) + O = Stallone; Schoolin(g) + N = Nicholson; Ascerta(i)n + L = Lancaster Last week's winner: Christina Hansford of Faversham, Kent

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