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AROUND THE WORLD

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

BAMBIZEW; AJICAA; SLANDERTHEN; BANALAI; WARDAN; SERIAL; FANTASIHANG; ROADRAN; RUMBAED; DOURACE

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

Glamorous - T + M (6)

Lizard - I + D (6)

Enliven - A + V (7)

Avoidance + L (8)

Woo + O (8)

Wandering + I (8)

Resting + A (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 Impetigo, Retinitis, Tinnitus, Arthritis, Hepatitis, Prostate, Influenza, Diabetes, Headache, Epilepsy.Initials I, R, T, A, H, P, I, D, H, E give Diphtheria.

2 A(d)miral + A = Malaria; (D)irects + K = Rickets; (P)olitic + S = Colitis; Imagine + R = Migraine; Numera(l)s + Y = Aneurysm; Glis(t)ens + H Shingles; Regalia + N + U = Neuralgia

Last week's winner: R Hopper of Patricia Close, Pennsylvania, Exeter, Devon

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