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Behead R

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

 

Puzzle ID:#46547
Fun:*** (2.94)
Difficulty:** (1.77)
Category:Language
Submitted By:MarcM1098Aca*****

 

 

 



When you behead a word, you remove the first letter and still have a valid word. You will be given clues for the two words, longer word first.
Example: Begin -> Sour, acidic
Answer: The words are Start and Tart.

1. Skin problem; reckless -> Fire by-product
2. One way of moving a boat -> Requiring to pay
3. Loud noise -> Used to move a boat
4. Used to steer a boat -> Cow mammary gland
5. Distant -> Display feelings openly
6. One who patrols a region -> Strong displeasure
7. A connection among things -> Feeling of joy and pride
8. Quick political change -> Gradual biological change





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Comments

precious1026Aus*
Apr 18, 2010

This is an excellent teaser. Easy for some, monentarily confusing for others, especially if you don't put on your Thinking Cap.
Keep Them Coming
kaaozzus
Apr 18, 2010

pretty good teaser . i thought it was easy but i really like these kinds of teasers . great job
doeheadAus*
Apr 18, 2010

A little on the easy side, but enjoyable.
wordmama*
Apr 18, 2010

Fun teaser, missed ranger-anger, got the rest. Thanks for posting.
craniacAus*
Apr 18, 2010

I spilled my coffee this morning all over the kitchen counter, so don't have enough caffeine in my brain to deal with this. Got half of them without thinking; the rest ... well, after all, tomorrow is another day.
patiencewithaP*us*
Apr 18, 2010

Great teaser even though I couldn't think of the last one!
Loviepuppy*us*
Apr 18, 2010

GREAT TESER!
Babe*
Apr 21, 2013

Missed two, but it was a good teaser. Where is everybody tonight or day whatever it is where you are?
gaylewolfAus*
Apr 21, 2013

Thanks for a good teaser. Hi, Babe - moving in slow motion, today!
HABS2933Aca*
Apr 21, 2013

Great teaser as usual Marc.
jaycr*us*
Apr 21, 2013

Missed a couple, but I really enjoy these teasers.
Babe*
Oct 29, 2016

Hi gaylewolf. I did not see your message until now. Thanks for the greeting. It is still nice and appreciated and I am still here! Oh yes, nice teaser got most, but missed a couple...again.
lukasiwicz*
Oct 29, 2016

I enjoyed this puzzle, but would have found it more interesting if the words to be "beheaded" hadn't all started with the letter "r".
catmomAus*
Oct 29, 2016

It made me think, that's something I don't do very well before coffee. Got the first 4 right away. Used the hint for the others. Solved 3 more. Had to cheat on #5 (I had no clue). Next time I'll have coffee first. Great Teaser though.
mrbill51us*
Oct 29, 2016

I got them all including as few with the hints; fun and entertaining teaser and very challenging.

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