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Checks Cheeks [BB440]

8 December, 2013

Elongate the E in your first answer to sound out the second word. A lower limb union, say, is a LEG LEAGUE. While examines derriere (6,6) is solved by the title of this week’s Birdbrain.

See how many you can ‘crack’ – then add to the list, using byline and number to tag new clues. (Remember: the short E-sound is in the first answer.)

  1. Wave to lighthouse (6,6)
  2. Stab at birds (5,5)
  3. Hassled father (7,6)
  4. Fish trial (7,7)
  5. Manu’s folder? (5,5)
  6. Iron mask? (3,4)
  7. Cleared paddock (6,5)
  8. Sleazy woman? (6,6)
  9. Old Illawarra champ? (7,7)
  10. Dog usher? (6,6)
  11. Bombard pervert (6,6)

BB439 SOLUTION: Crying, burping, winking, gooseflesh, sneezing, kissing, stomach rumbling, urinating, yawning, nail-biting, nosebleed, hiccup

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