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Sunday Challenge [BB318]

10 July, 2011

Does circle, square or triangle belong with these other eleven answers?

  1. Oz film of 1995 (4)
  2. Injure (4)
  3. Greyish yellow (4)
  4. Noted barbarian (5)
  5. Sliced (5)
  6. Travelled Iriquois-style (6)
  7. Surname of twins Shane & Sia (5)
  8. Chef garments (6)
  9. Fight back (6)
  10. More intense (6)
  11. Colour band (6)

Theorise or lairise in the forum. Can anyone make an alternative list?

BB317 SOLUTION: Convert each word to its –ING form, and the pattern will emerge: head-spinning, ear-splitting, eye-catching, jaw-dropping, lip-smacking, spine-tingling, rib-tickling, heart-rending, nail-biting, thigh-slapping, toe-tapping.

SPOONERISM SOLUTION: Once pairing up the right rot, you’ll make these 14 pairs – Brother/sister, junior/senior, rude/polite, give/take, grow/shrink, blatant/subtle, dumb/clever, sharp/dull, profane/holy, brave/timid, skinny/plump, marry/divorce, noble/base, calm/nervous


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