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Secret Cousins [BB425]

11 August, 2013

Hiding under the headword of HIDDEN in the Macquarie dictionary are hidden agenda and hidden hand. (Though not hidden camera for some reason.) Now with yours truly hiding these eleven other headwords, can you figure out what each of these groups follow?

Important to note, these groups are finite as a rule, with no other members except those below. And feel free to offer any other hidden cousins you encounter.

  1. cheese, ear
  2. caller, farmer
  3. march, pain, strike
  4. ball, box, cabinet, chest, man
  5. chamber, mixture, point, works
  6. basket, circle, machine
  7. effect, leg, ticket
  8. exit, teacher
  9. sheep, tree
  10. City, fruit
  11. belt, stitch

BB424 SOLUTION: Imagine, Hole, Brazil, cesspit, roving, ribald, impinge, virago, species, Kaiser. Other combinations are possible.

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