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A River Runs Through It [BB329]

25 September, 2011

A river runs through it – but which river? If the NILE pierces MI(4)VER, making MINI/LEVER, or the AMAZON intersperses DR(6)KED, to create DRAMA/ZONKED, then what other well-known rivers are missing below? (Just like our two examples, at least two letters must be ‘borrowed’ by the neighbouring words when making the new words.)

  1. NAPH(6)H
  2. CE(7)UINE
  3. GELA(6)LY
  4. BO(6)TURE
  5. DE(6)ON
  6. FAR(6)ELET
  7. S(6)MITE
  8. MA(6)GLE
  9. DYNA(7)R
  10. T(6)ATA
  11. PEC(7)AX

What other rivers (or another interlying set) can you compose?

SOLUTION NEXT WEEK
BB328 SOLUTION: Myrrh + rang, try + full, mud + dearer, eye + scream, strew + dull, saw + bay, sap + back + Leonie, tier + amiss + sue

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