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FOOTBALL CRAZY

1 All the following are anagrams of English or Scottish football teams - take the initial letters of the answers and mix them up to find 2 more teams:

ELECTRICYETIS;OVERNET; POTATOMUNSH; TUCHILLY; WONDERFULDISHTED; YOTICKETS; GRAINED; TAFFIESE; BEENREAD; UNTIDYEAR; INTEGRALISTS; DICYTRAFFIC; ANTIQUEDRYOUT

2 Find the correct synonym for the first word - then add or subtract the given letters to find anagrams of some more English or Scottish teams, e.g. "Weird - T + R" would be S(T)RANGE + R = RANGERS Loop - R + T (6); Fishermen - G + A (7); Striker - R + T (7); Moored - N + L (8); Intoxicating - T + H (9); Redemption + L (5, 5)

3 A fishy one

Which is the only English football league team whose full name doesn't contain any of the letters of the word MACKEREL?

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

1 Boggle, Backgammon, Mancala, Othello, Lacrosse, Octopush, Ludo, Solitaire, Checkers, Equestrian, Reversi, Netball, Athletics, Orienteering, Pictionary, Yahtzee.

Initial letters B,B,M,O,L,O,L,S,C,E,R,N,A,O,P,Y give Monopoly and Scrabble.

2 Kudos + U = Sudoku; Tricke(d) + C = Cricket; Emo(t)ions + D = Dominoes; Re(s)olute + T = Roulette; Dominant + B = Badminton; (J)ailbirds + L = Billiards 3 Indivisibility

Winner:

G Kerr of Well Green, Glasgow

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