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Dictionary of World Capitals



 

Puzzle ID:#19561
Fun:*** (2.98)
Difficulty:*** (3.1)
Category:Other
Submitted By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



The following clues give definitions for world capitals. These definitions describe what the capitals (just the city) sound like they would mean.

1) This capital is a recently opened store for cooked meats.
2) This capital is plant-covered bovine.
3) This capital is a tool used for fighting.
4) This capital is a royal weight.
5) This capital is a cheer for a body of water.
6) This capital is the legendary vehicle graveyard.
7) This capital is something that annoys a religious figure.
8) This capital is a basic digit.
9) This capital is something you get from the sun.
10) This capital is a score for a ringer.




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Comments

alicewashere13*
Jan 04, 2005

clever!!
tiptoes007berbs*
Jan 20, 2005

agreed!
(user deleted)
Jan 22, 2005

Haha......Vey funny
Jimbo*au*
Feb 02, 2005

Liked it!
Riki
Feb 14, 2005

Humorous and very clever!
TiggrAus*
Feb 14, 2005

Some of those on there were kinda funny and it would've been easier if I paid attention in geography class back in jr. high.
castanz**
Feb 14, 2005

The only one i got was Bern. Very difficult, but fun.
(user deleted)
Feb 14, 2005

Happy Valentine's day!
SunroseAus**
Feb 14, 2005

Great Job -- Loved it
94_8**
Feb 14, 2005

Good one!!
HughJazz510*
Feb 14, 2005

Very nice teaser and very hard also. I really enjoyed it.
krabcat*us*
Feb 14, 2005

sory to say but i did not like it






maybe i fi was smarter
medabratt376
Feb 14, 2005

How in the "world" are we suppose to know these answers??? i mean a knew a couple capitals but i couldn't put it with the clues.
AtropusAnz*
Feb 14, 2005

I heard this one on the radio here in New Zealand! Nice work!
melilyn*
Feb 14, 2005

haha, very cool! though I only got a few
ilovpurpleAus**
Feb 15, 2005

i did not get any!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! if i went 2 skool 2day (cause i am sick) i might have studied & learned something!!!!!!!!!!!!
Yuki-kun
Feb 15, 2005

Wo i didn't even know those ones
Cheerpunk0530
Feb 18, 2005

I guess I liked it maybe if i paid more attention i class instead of falling asleep I didn't get any though
saucyangel**
Feb 21, 2005

great one! i liked the "basic digit" one!
emrmpr*
Feb 27, 2005

So clever and funny It was pretty hard- I only got 1,6,9, and 10- But some ,5 in particular ,I never would have thought of in a million years! Make more like these.
rac76
Mar 02, 2005

Hard!! Only got one, I was stuck on Western Europe Capitals!! This was good!
sambean**
Jul 09, 2005

that was realloy cool
boodlerAgb*
Mar 02, 2006

V. good, but needs an American accent to make sense of several.
HadleighAau*
Jun 04, 2008

very clever, I enjoyed this teaser.
lucy_i*gb*
Jun 04, 2008

Thats was funny tho lil odd
J-Mac*
Jun 04, 2008

Tough but lots of fun!

Jim
monkey289Aau*
Jun 04, 2008

only got the first two but was fun!
doeheadAus*
Jun 04, 2008

Far-fetched. Who uses a saw for fighting
auntiesisAus*
Jun 04, 2008

Maybe it is too early in the A.M. for my brain, but I had a hard time and only got a few. I really enjoyed it and hope to see some more like this one.
kwelchansAus*
Jun 04, 2008

I only got New Delhi. How about a cleaning weight (Washing Ton)?
phyllisa*us*
Jun 04, 2008

LOL, but too early in the morning for me to get this one, very clever!!!!
hradilv**
Jun 04, 2008

Pretty tough! And BTW - I don't know anyone who pronounces Bern "burn". It's b̥ɛrn
bradon182001*us*
Jun 04, 2008

Extremely difficult for me. Guess you have to know the correct names to get it, and since I don't, I didn't.
brickhomeus*
Jun 04, 2008

very good teaser ... only got a few but still enhoyed it
jayjay*
Jun 04, 2008

fun quiz.
I do agree that you need an American accent in order to get a couple of those, and you also need the Americanized spellings and shortened versions of some of the cities...al-Khartum...San Franciso de Quito, etc.
martinb216Aie*
Jun 04, 2008

Really enjoyable teaser - only got about 4 of the answers but really enjoyed!
speedqueenkmwAus*
Jun 05, 2008

fun but tough-only got 3
avonmaAus*
Jun 19, 2008

That's a toughy...
kittygirl19cus*
Sep 21, 2009

u liked it krabcat
eamonca*
Jun 04, 2011


1) This capital is a recently opened store for cooked meats. New Delhi
2) This capital is plant-covered bovine. Mos cow
3) This capital is a tool used for fighting. War saw
4) This capital is a royal weight. Kings ton
5) This capital is a cheer for a body of water. Bei rut
6) This capital is the {legendary}[?] vehicle graveyard. Khar toum
7) This capital is something that annoys a religious figure. Buda pest
This capital is a basic[important] digit. Qui to
9) This capital is something you [might] get from the sun. Bern
10) This capital is a score for a ringer. Bel grade

I had trouble with the last one until I re-thought both ringer and score. Clues 6 and 8 (and 9) could be better written as I've shown to make them more clear and honest.

Well done.
HABS2933Aca*
Jun 04, 2014

Was able to get all but Khartoum and
Quito.
Got Bern with a bit of a leap in its pronunciation. I like others have never heard it said "burn".
jaycr*us*
Jun 04, 2014

I did not do very well on this one.
doodles*
Jun 04, 2014

Missed three of them. I'm surprised I did that good.



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