Below you will find 15 well-known seven letter words, with only their endings remaining.
Can you determine the words?
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Hint: These are the first letters of the words: A, P, T, I, P, U, A, R, R, W, D, C, R, B, E.
....nst >> against
....nip >> parsnip
....fth >> twelfth
....rno >> inferno
....dox >> paradox
....sil >> utensil
....nac >> almanac
....iem >> requiem
....arb >> rhubarb
....ior >> warrior
....bey >> disobey
....van >> caravan
....ipt >> receipt
....dth >> breadth
....nox >> equinox
Four clowns were getting ready for the evening's performance. From the clothes trunk each clown had to get their socks and shoes.
There was one pair of each shoes and socks in each colour.
The red socks went with the blue shoes.
Baba had yellow shoes but not yellow socks.
The clown with green shoes did not have blue socks.
Boba had neither red shoes nor red socks.
Bilpo's shoes were the same colour as Babil's socks.
The clown with red shoes had green socks.
Can you tell who had which colour shoes and socks?
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Hint: Baba had blue socks.
Baba had yellow shoes and blue socks.
Boba had green shoes and yellow socks.
Bilpo had red shoes and green socks.
Babil had blue shoes and red socks.
What word most logically goes in the brackets:
EASY [HEAD] HARD
OOZE [....] FACT
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Hint: The question contains the answer.
Take the first letter of the second word, the first letter of the first word, the second letter of the first word and the last letter of the second word.
My BrainBashers electronic world atlas has developed another fault, I did a listing of miles from England to particular countries and here is the result:
Chile 800 miles
Wales 4,200 miles
France 1,100 miles
Italy 3,400 miles
How far away did it list Scotland as?
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Hint: Look at the first and last letters.
Answer: 2,300 miles.
Take the alphabetic position of the first and last letters, add them together and multiply by 100. S = 19, D = 4, 19 + 4 = 23, 23 * 100 = 2,300.