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Words on the rocks, please (Posted on 2005-10-17) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Every number (1-36) enclosed by parentheses must be substituted by a word ending in “ice”. Hoping that Mr. A. D. Mylos, the author of this hundred-years old puzzle wouldn´t mind, I already wrote the first letter of each one to make it easier.

At the time of the summer s(1), the iceman, whom no one should accuse of a(2), or a(3), put up a n(4) at an o(5) in his e(6), put the effect that with m(7) toward none he would give good s(8) to all, without c(9) or p(10).

Accordingly, he supplied the polician with o(11), the lawyer with p(12), the doctor with a p(13), the judge with j(14), the builder with a c(15) and a l(16), the gambler and his a(17) in their den of v(18) with d(19), the bridal party with r(20), the clergyman with a s(21), the cat with m(22), the drinker with j(23), the geologist with p(24), the woodman with a c(25), the sailor with a s(26), the dentist with a d(27), the dressmaker with a b(28), and no one with the p(29).

But in spite of all his efforts to supply ice to s(30), some people objected so strongly to his c(31), that they applied to the p(32) for a(33) regarding a d(34), by which they might either push him into a c(35) or over a p(36)!


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Possibly a few more | Comment 4 of 5 |
 
  1. SOLSTICE

  2. AVARICE

  3. AUSPICE

  4. NOTICE

  5. ORIFICE

  6. EDIFICE

  7. MALICE

  8. SERVICE

  9. CHOICE

  10. PREJUDICE

  11. OFFICE

  12. POLICE

  13. PRACTICE

  14. JUSTICE

  15. CORNICE

  16. LATTICE

  17. ACCOMPLICE

  18. VICE

  19. DICE

  20. RICE

  21. SERVICE

  22. MICE

  23. JUICE

  24. PUMICE

  25. CHALICE

  26. SPLICE

  27. DENTIFRICE

  28. BODICE

  29. PRICE

  30. SUFFICE

  31. CHOICE

  32. POLICE

  33. ADVICE

  34. DEVICE

  35. CREVICE

  36. PRECIPICE


  Posted by David Watson on 2005-10-18 19:08:11
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