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Boxed Office [BB285]

21 November, 2010

If LLAMA lies in Cinderella Man, or BRAID is buried in Tomb Raider, then what dozen other films enfold the words below? In each case the hidden word bridges at least two other words in the title, meaning BYGONE is lurking in Gone Baby Gone, though KING won’t click in a movie like Look Who’s Talking. Enough talking. Lights, camera, action.

  1. Koran
  2. Keith
  3. drew
  4. temper
  5. tyre
  6. wove
  7. reed
  8. yell
  9. glee
  10. grit
  11. meal
  12. silo

Any counter-offers?


BB284 SOLUTION: Mule/muzzle, Dales/dazzles, sole/sozzle, DIY/dizzy, drily/drizzly, jay/jazzy, file/fizzle, mien/mizzen, Abu (from Aladdin)/abuzz

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