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Aussie Bites [BB406]

24 March, 2013

Here area dozen extracts, each one drawn from a notable Australian book, plus its author. WHACK CARE, say, is Illywhacker by Peter Carey, while FAB ONYA is Of a Boy by Sonya Hartnett. All 12 here hail from literary blokes.

  1. Rut Temp
  2. Raise MCG
  3. Actor Court
  4. Inter Into
  5. Tuna Face
  6. Offish Flan
  7. Thou Ankh
  8. Lacks Mask
  9. Naff Trick
  10. Fort Lark
  11. Test Mat
  12. Action Veto

BB405 SOLUTION: Said/bled, dear/pier, what/spot, liar/dyer, chic/peak, smile/dial, kale/nail, he/debris, die/cry (I/decry), sear/tier (ere/stair)

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