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Weather Wraps [BB296]

6 February, 2011

So much crazy weather lately, the season is ripe to play around with elements. What weather condition, or general forecast, can lie outside each cluster below. HAIL, for one, turns ANDR into HANDRAIL, while the cluster EC can sit inside DAMP to make DECAMP. In each occasion, no mixing is needed, and the cluster remains intact. Just to be clement, I’ve supplied the length of the ultimate you spell. Take a brolly. You may need it.

  1. DIO (6)
  2. MEK (7)
  3. PIES (9)
  4. OSS (8)
  5. KIN (7)
  6. EROO (9)
  7. UNW (8)
  8. FI (6)

Care to set us a kindred challenge? Easy enough – just choose the category, and supply the clusters and word lengths – I’m sure well handle the rest.

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