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Puzzle ID:#20778
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Category:Language
Submitted By:fishmedAus******mod

 

 

 



In this teaser, I will give you a list of clues and the answer, with all the letters, but the word year, missing. Your job is to figure out what to add to the word year to get the answer to the clue.

Example: Reading Glasses = *Y**EAR
Answer: EYEWEAR

1. Word for word, without reading = *Y *EAR*
2. New York Birthplace of F.D.R. = *Y*E *AR*
3. Caveat Emptor = **YE* ***AR*
4. Person engaged in reverie = **Y**EA**R
5. Student at Harvard or Yale, e.g. = **Y *EA***R
6. Seafood restaurant = *Y**E* *AR
7. Old sage who doesn't shave = ***Y*EAR*
8. Extra-powerful, souped up = *Y*E***AR***
9. Absolutely transparent = **Y**** **EAR
10. Place to drop off clothes = **Y **EA**R
11. Jellystone resident = Y*** *EAR
12. Headache remedy since 1899 = **YE* A***R**



Answer

1. BY HEART
2. HYDE PARK
3. BUYER BEWARE
4. DAYDREAMER
5. IVY LEAGUER
6. OYSTER BAR
7. GREYBEARD or GRAYBEARD
8. HYPERCHARGED
9. CRYSTAL CLEAR
10. DRY CLEANER
11. YOGI BEAR
12. BAYER ASPIRIN

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