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Hangman Hell

21 February, 2017

You may have noticed a tweet from Monday's feed, a laundry list of killer words for Hangman players. No word is foolproof, of course. Even FOOLPROOF could outpoint the dozen migraines below, but I guarantee this same set will see you dangle more bodies per tournamant than the customary toll. 

The same list seemed to good to ignore for clue-crafting too, a casual Storm to keep our skills in shape. Please provide BOTH definition and wordplay for your clues, and let's see who can outpoint others in the Hangman handicap. Good l_ck!

cobweb

foxglove

glowworm

guffaw

haphazard

jigsaw

khaki

larynx

nightclub

pizzazz

rhubarb

uptown

May the handiest Hangman prevail. (And what other Hangman words do you recommend?)

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