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End and Begin (Posted on 2012-04-09) Difficulty: 3 of 5
In each of the following, insert a word which completes the first and starts the second. Each of the asterisks denotes a letter whether same or different.

(1) KID (***) KIN
(2) SEA (***) NET
(3) DO (***) NECK
(4) SAND (***) GAIN
(5) IMP (***) EAR
(6) WONDER (****) MARK
(7) RAM (****) RIDGE
(8) PHOTO (****) RIGHT
(9) BLUE (****) OWED
(10) FAN (****) WELL
(11) TROUBLE (****) THING
(12) EX (****) ACLE
(13) BOW (****) HAL
(14) MA (***) AGE


(i) Plurals, Proper nouns, hyphens, spaces, acronyms and abbreviations are not allowed.

(ii) Some of the given parts may contain multiple solutions.

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Some Thoughts All but #13 | Comment 2 of 7 |
1. kidnap, napkin
2. season, sonnet
3. dowry, wryneck1 
4. sandbar, bargain /  sandout2, outgain3
5. impend, endear
6. wonderland, landmark
7. rampart, partridge
8. photocopy, copyright
9. bluebell, bellowed
10. fanfare, farewell
11. troublesome, something
12. extent, tentacle
14. madam, damage / mavis4, visage5

1wryneck: either of one of two Old World woodpeckers (Jynx torquilla or J. ruficollis)
2sandout: (a technical term used in oilwell working) a condition that can occur when the concentration of a propping agent (proppant) within the tubing string creates a sudden increase in pump pressure
3outgain: to gain in a manner that exceeds or surpasses
4mavis: a common Old World thrush
5visage: one's face
  Posted by Dej Mar on 2012-04-09 12:05:43
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