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Expand Pandas

2 October, 2015

A simple folly to suit a football holiday here in Melbourne. Can you couple two six-letter words that overlap by four letters? Blow up bears, say, would be EXPAND PANDAS. While perhaps the source of stuff-ups is a MISHAP SHAPER.

Avoid cognate couples, like REJOIN JOINER, or duos that look good, but really make little sense when it comes to clueing. CAVERN VERNAL springs to mind.

See if you can solve my bunch below, and try to create your own, sticking two sixes, and using your blyine and number. (Please note - no wildlife was injured during the making of this post.)

DA1 - True hug

DA2 - Liquor horrifies

DA3 - Cotton ER cloths

DA4 - Sword wound

DA5 - Secret summit?

DA6 - Good heart

PS - Hook results in coming days. A great Storm!

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