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Author Topic: Wed., 12/17 Fred Piscop  (Read 1081 times)

magus

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Wed., 12/17 Fred Piscop
« on: December 17, 2014, 08:41:37 AM »
THEME:   HOP spans both words of a phrases
   
GOOD ONES:     
Words to a hitchhiker {& theme}   HOP IN   
Card for a seer   TAROT [not a poker player]   
Drop in the ocean   EBB TIDE   
Round numbers   ZEROES   
Housewarming buy?   STOVE [with a hyphen, the question mark would not be needed]   
   
   
RATING:    ;D ;D
Three grins = Loved it; Two grins = Enjoyed it; One grin = A bit bland for my taste; One teardrop = Not much fun   

Thomps2525

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Re: Wed., 12/17 Fred Piscop
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2014, 09:02:03 PM »
A clue in today's Daily News puzzle is "React, just barely." The answer is BATANEYE. I know that "bat an eye" is a common expression, and I suppose it's possible---albeit gruesome---that someone could remove one of his eyes from its socket and hit it with a baseball bat, but otherwise it is not possible to bat an eye. We bat our eyelids or eyelashes.

 


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