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Mixed Doubles

Language brain teasers are those that involve the English language. You need to think about and manipulate words and letters.

 

Puzzle ID:#41740
Fun:**** (3.17)
Difficulty:** (1.85)
Category:Language
Submitted By:SSVillalobos*****

 

 

 



The answers to the following definitions all start with the prefix "para". It might take a bit of lateral thinking to figure them out! For example, the definition: "Two places where a building is being constructed" would have the answer "Parasites".

1. Two tender green plant growths
2. Two 10-cent pieces
3. Two male bovines
4. Two shark appendages
5. Two untruths
6. Two furry family members
BONUS:
7. Two dorky guys from "New Joisey"





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Comments

EvilMonkeySpy3Aus*
Apr 29, 2008

Great teaser! I got some of them right... anyway, I liked it! Good job!
unklemykeAus*
Apr 30, 2008

Very Punny! Good job!
mosca*us*
May 01, 2008

Great teaser! Cute plays on words!
feste*
Feb 20, 2009

Got 'em all but the last which I do not understand.
perrygfAil*
Feb 20, 2009

Great puzzle! Do more!
ariel777*
Feb 20, 2009

Well done...!!...and thx 4 the "noids"
builderus*
Feb 20, 2009

SS great fun. feste a nerd "dorky guy" from New "Joisey" is a Noid
doeheadAus*
Feb 20, 2009

Got them all. Loved the bonus.
allans37Aus
Feb 20, 2009

Loved them all.I am ashamed to admit the first one was a real tough one for me.I thought parabud parachute just escaped me. Lot of fun though
donquixote235Aus*
Feb 20, 2009

Great teaser. Got all of them except for the bonus question.
crazy10manAus*
Feb 20, 2009

Very fun and very clever! Would love to see more!
salepriceAca*
Feb 20, 2009

Its all in the accent Feste LOL

Loved this one even tho I didnt get the last one, thx 4 the fun
salepriceAca*
Feb 20, 2009

WOW something pleased Doehead at last!!!!!!!!!!!!!
JimmymoAie*
Feb 20, 2009

awesome!! Love the paranoids! Very clever. didn't get it, but very nice. Missed parapets too. DOH!!!

TGIF!!!!!!!!!
tamjpAus*
Feb 20, 2009

loved loved loved
goin in my favs!
clever ! fun!
I got all but 7! lol cute! get it now!
Parapets- fun I got it but took me the longest!
I like that you gave the and the actual definitions in the hints to give people a second chance!
More please!
tamjpAus*
Feb 20, 2009

your instructions were very helpful too1
the fact that you mentioned Lateral Thinking is what made me understand and then figured out #1 and there... you go!!!

Well constructed
auntiesisAus*
Feb 20, 2009

I just loved this one, lobo. It was fun and fairly easy. Paranoid gave me the most trouble. I didn't need the hint til the last one. More , please. Thank you.
precious1026Aus*
Feb 20, 2009

Excellent Teaser. Well thought up, I didn't even think of the lateral connection of words. Silly me. Good job. That I have examined the first clue, for the second time, I can see the answers, clearly. This was learned.
precious1026Aus*
Feb 20, 2009

By the way, I did not even get one correct.
here2A*
Feb 20, 2009

I was doing great until I got to the last two. Very nice teaser. I thought the clue was very nicely done as well. thanks!!
bradon182001*us*
Feb 20, 2009

Nice one, took me a while, and I didn't get them all but enjoyed the challenge. Thanks for posting.
zjmyslin*
Feb 20, 2009

Yeah, real nice teaser. I though paradise would be one of the answers, though.
avonmaAus*
Feb 21, 2009

That was fun! I got almost all of them. Give us more!
fishmedAus*
Aug 28, 2009

Made me laugh! Got them all but the last one as I was stuck on 'joiks'.
Babe*
Feb 20, 2012

Great one! Loved it. I got them all but # 2. Fun and clever!
HABS2933Aca*
Feb 20, 2012

I really liked this one, lots of fun to figure out, easy but not too easy. I missed the bonus question - I kept thinking "what is paranerd", actually laughed out loud when I read the answer.( "DUH *slaps head*)
cutebugAus*
Feb 20, 2012

Nice teaser. Got them all,needed that accent shot for the bonus.
wordmama*
Feb 20, 2012

Needed the hint only for parapets!! Good wake-up exercise for the brain
JudyAWS*
Feb 20, 2012

I only missed 'noids'. Fun.
auntiesisAus*
Feb 20, 2012

Loved tham all, but the last one is my fave.
Maggiethe8th*us*
Feb 20, 2012

thank you for that! somehow, it seemed especially right for a Monday workout-fun!
phyllisa*us*
Feb 20, 2012

Got the first five, great teaser!



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