Puzzle Corner 4 - All Done :)

Please only do 2 each day to give everyone a chance to have a go :)

Add a word eg. study, load, basket, show. = CASE

1. hunt, doctor, water, craft WITCH

2. corn, stick, whisk, new BROOM

3. pole, walk, copy, nap CAT

4. light, blue, honey, shine MOON

5. out, hay, free, joy RIDE

6. horse, star, pitch, matter DARK

7. town, story, holy, write GHOST

8. ray, dare, dust, poor DEVIL

9. cherry, jet, bean, tea BLACK

10. magic, rope, card, knee TRICK

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Change one letter in each of the three words to make three Related words

11. flog, stir, strive / FLAG STAR STRIPE

12. hang, hop, book / BANG POP BOOM

13. yanked, noodle, candy / YANKEE DOODLE DANDY

14. rid, while, blur / RED WHITE BLUE

15. dust, eke, lark / DUSK EVE DARK

16. darth, wild, dire / EARTH WIND FIRE

17. slug, corn, map / PLUG, CORK and CAP

18. swine, spring, core / TWINE STRING CORD

19. wane, woven, long / WINE WOMEN SONG

20. bar, chew, puny / OAR CREW PUNT

What phrase does this represent?

21.CAT AMONG THE PIGEONS

coo coo coo

coo meow coo

coo coo coo

22.BUTTON UP YOUR COAT

n

o

t

t

u

b your coat

23. ROLLING IN THE AISLES

isle rolling aisle

24.MORE HARM THAN GOOD

HARM good

25. DOCTOR DOLITTLE

DR. do

26. AS LARGE AS LIFE

as AS life

27.UP IN ARMS

shell grenade rifle

mortar up rocket

gun missile bomb

28. COUNTDOWN

4

3

2

1

29. WEST INDIES

dwestd

30. LOST FOR WORDS

missing

strayed

mislaid

vanished

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  • For example

    11. flag, star, stripe

    angie, oh the brain ache lol - I will try to think up more :)

  • 1. Witch

    10. Trick

    Like these puzzles :)

    Well done Joan!

  • 13. yankee, doodle, dandy

    15. dusk, eve, dark

  • Oooh, got so excited as I've been reading these puzzles to date and just thinking 'huh' and then ooh when the answers come up - then today I look at number 1. of each and got them - 'witch' and 'flag, star, stripe' and was so pleased and about to post, then scrolled down to find both had been done/given - humph!!!

  • keep trying Ratty :)

    off shopping, will mark them when I get back - added some new ones :)

  • Now these new ones I like - that's more how my mind works :D But I shall be good and only do two:

    21. Cat amongst the pigeons

    22. Button up your coat

  • thanks feejay, glad you like them :)

    all spot on :)

  • I really love these puzzles, thanks Joan!

    14. Red, white, blue

    16. Earth, wind, fire

  • you are welcome Nimueh :) keeps me busy and the brain rust free lol

    good answers

  • 9. Black

    26. As large as life

  • 24. More harm than good?

    28. Countdown

  • more good ones :)

  • ah ha ↲

    25. Dr dolittle↲

    27. Up in arms

  • No. 2 - BROOM? or BREAD?

  • No. 23 - Rolling in the Aisles.

  • These are too easy for you lol

    both spot on :)

  • We seem to be down to the harder ones now!

    3. Cat?

  • cat it is :)

  • 29. West Indies?

  • spot on Ratty :)

  • No. 4 - Moon.

    No. 5 - Ride

  • well done Mo :)

  • No. 6 - Dark

  • another good one Mo :)

  • 8 = MITE ??

  • no sorry squeaker it is a hard one - hint D----

    try again :)

  • Is no 8 - Devil?

  • it sure is yorkie :)

  • Ooh I'm not as thick as I look! :-O he he

  • No. 30 - Lost for (four) words?

  • spot on Mo :)

  • Hmm, not sure, but:

    20. Oar, Crew, Punt as they're all words to do with boats???

  • Oooh, think this might be right:

    18: Twine, String, Cord :)

    And I have a rude answer to 17. that can't be right *whistles*

  • No. 12 - Bang, Pop, Boom? All explosive sounds.

  • ratty and mo you are both cooking with gas :D

    lol ratty dare I ask what you have for 17. lol pm me :)

  • No.7 - Ghost.

  • Edit - Apologies. Pressed submit twice. D'oh!

  • another good one Mo :)

  • No. 17. - Plug, cork, and only thing I can come up with, top?

    Edit: Didn't read 17's last word properly ie Map not Mop.

    No. 17 - Plug, Cork and Cap.

  • Spot on Mo :)

  • No. 19 - Wine, Women and Song!

    Loved puzzling these out. Some humdingers. Keep up the good work Joan uk, please.

  • spot pn again Mo :) glad you enjoy the puzzles :)

  • That last one I had puzzled over for ages before suddenly popped out at me. Loved the puzzles, thanks. Think we all did. Do think of more for us to puzzle over.

    PS Inspired me to put on a little puzzly page of my own.

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