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Conundrum 8

12 June, 2012

Look for a Storm later today – but in the meantime, here’s a conundrum or two to chew. Crazily, I’d jotted down both ideas on my iPhone, and then forgot to check the notebook for a month. The first may too difficult for a general Wordwit, while the second is eligible at the harder end of the scale. Both brain-strainers have a musical strain:

  1. What instrument of world music can be reversed to spell a possible musical group?

  2. Relying on both first and last name, this screen siren of the 80s can swallow an R to reveal a modern siren sitting directly beside her occupation. No mixing is needed. Can you name both women?

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