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Slip-N-Sliding [BB520]

22 August, 2015

Slide the end letter from your first answer onto the second answer’s head, and you’ll make two words of equivalent meaning. Idiot/Capone, say, is CHUMP/AL (chum/pal). Easy once you get the hang - so that's why I changed the direction in the list's second half!

(And what ideal duos did I neglect, going forwards or back? Share your own brain-benders in the Comments, tagging your clues with byline & number.)

1. Breathe heavily/reckless

2. Plant’s origin/scoffed

3. Fettuccine, eg/stab

4. Purchased/toupee

5. Object/relative

6. Bog/boggled

And now for a change of direction:

7. Lynch mobs/ply a razor

8. Olympic projectile/furtively follow

9. Yet/look after

10. Yet/sedition

11. Troubles/tiff

12. Dunny/dessert

13. Bid/manipulate


BB519 SOLUTION: Crib/cradle, preacher/priest, cricket/croquet, stilt/stork, frigate/freighter, spitz/spaniel, grease/grime, glen/glade, blouse/blazer, flea/fly (Other pairs are possible.)

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