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Movie Excerpts [BB518]

9 August, 2015

Each word below is an extract from a single-word film. AIRS for example is cut from Hairspray, while GLAD is taken from Gladiator. Get to battle.

(And for a sequel, can you offer any fresh snippets, this time using movies with multiple words in their titles? KEITH, say, sleeps in Some Like It Hot. Give us your own new extracts in the Comments below, with byline and number please.)

1. former

2. itched

3. superb

4. verge

5. hopper

6. liver

7. rains

8. pines

9. erst

10. roof

11. mew

12. owl

13. loser

14. aver

15. made

16. rag

SOLUTION NEXT WEEK

BB517 SOLUTION: America, Argentina, Bolivia, Ethiopia, Guyana, Mauritania, Rwanda (Other places are possible.) Italy, Libya

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