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Secret Meetings [BB347]

29 January, 2012

We supply eighteen uncommon combinations, each of which makes up part of a relatively familiar word. EZV, say, nestles in RENDEZVOUS.

Prepare to meet the rest – with several owning alternative answers – and then tell us what other peculiar combinations are lying within everyday words.

  1. IAZ
  2. JUA
  3. SOGY
  4. ULIF
  5. PRYL
  6. GWU
  7. AMWE
  8. OCAC
  9. LBEI
  10. OSOS
  11. WIX
  12. HIBB
  13. ELDY
  14. CYO
  15. BIAG
  16. YNG
  17. ZK
  18. DDF

Any more covert clusters?

BB346 SOLUTION: Sublet, goblet, omelet, scarlet, triplet, singlet, mullet, skillet, billet (and tablet)

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