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Puzzle ID:#27856
Fun:**** (3.14)
Difficulty:** (1.41)
Category:Language
Submitted By:peppamintp*us****

 

 

 



Many of our everyday words have more than one meaning. Below are 13 pairs of definitions; both definitions in each pair fit the same word. When read down, the first letters of the word will spell out the name of the first person who invented the first modern pinball machine.

1. Small quantity of water or let fall
2. Airplane parking area or kitchen garment
3. Empty space or rug cleaning machine
4. Significance or ship in foreign merchandise
5. Boat's floor or pack of cards
6. Some eyewear or drinking vessels
7. Mountain scenery stop or fail to notice
8. Bank employee or narrator
9. Screw groove or sewing cord
10. Portion of a trip or table support
11. Creamy color or tusk material
12. Divisible by two or balanced
13. Young Girl Scout or chocolate dessert


Answer

David Gottlieb

1. Drop
2. Apron
3. Vacuum
4. Import
5. Deck
6. Glasses
7. Overlook
8. Teller
9. Thread
10. Leg
11. Ivory
12. Even
13. Brownie

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