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Diversion Version

5 April, 2013

Back from Tasmania – a great trip with MONA a must, and Battery Point a cute Balmain – armed with a new mania: dropping the opening pair from one word to make another. If a boring night for two is a SEDATE DATE, can you figure out these eight below? And feel free to add your own clues (with byline & number) in the Comments:

  1. Attack President (6/4)
  2. On 1/1 – don’t make them! (10/8)
  3. Bum subsidy (7/5)
  4. Sport advancing (9/7)
  5. Quiet tart (6/4)
  6. “Meow”? (6/4)
  7. Blissful crackling? (8/6)
  8. Biting delight (9/7)

Blab answers (and supply your own clues) below.

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