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The art of the crossword

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charade clues #5: setting exercise [Dec. 12th, 2006|01:40 am]
The art of the crossword

ximenean

[hitchhiker]

  1. SCARLET

  2. TALLOW

  3. PRINCESS



Remember,

  • you can use common abbreviations

  • you can break a word into more than two pieces

  • you can combine those pieces in multiple ways (A and B in C, for example)

  • if you're having trouble with a definition, "for example" is always an option

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[User Picture]From: vvvexation
2006-12-12 09:08 pm (UTC)
Grr. For 1 and 2, the best clues I can come up with aren't quite charades.

3. Journalists crowding in about country's leader
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[User Picture]From: hitchhiker
2006-12-13 06:23 pm (UTC)
Nice, though it took me a minute to work out the geometry :)
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[User Picture]From: vvvexation
2006-12-13 07:28 pm (UTC)
You think it took you a minute to work out the geometry....
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[User Picture]From: vvvexation
2006-12-13 07:32 pm (UTC)
Huh. Actually, I only just noticed the alternate reading of "country's leader." I was just thinking "about" would be nicely misleading.
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