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Anagram Power VIII

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

 

Puzzle ID:#27971
Fun:*** (2.96)
Difficulty:** (1.61)
Category:Language
Submitted By:peppamintp*us****

 

 

 



Find an anagram for the words in Group A. The anagram will answer one of the clues in Group B.

Group A

1. Dover
2. Quale
3. Harpo
4. Shore
5. Canoe
6. Rebut

Group B

A. Took the wheel
B. Pacific or Indian
C. Root veggie
D. Fifty-fifty
E. Thoroughbred
F. Book Club personality


Answer

1. Drove (a)
2. Equal (d)
3. Oprah (f)
4. Horse (e)
5. Ocean (b)
6. Tuber (c)

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Comments

WJSMama**
Jan 08, 2006

Very good. I missed number five and felt silly when I saw the answer!
wolfmanh**
Jan 08, 2006

Loved it........but missed the last one
Brainy_1Aus*
Jan 08, 2006

That was fun! I missed a few and when I saw the answers I said "DUH"!! Good one!!
brainsterAin*
Jan 14, 2006

Yay! I got them all! The book club thing was a good one, cos I remembered it because one of Oprah's shows talked about her having a book club too!
mondayschild59Aus*
Sep 13, 2007

I missed only one. The one about the Book Personality. I would have never gotten that one right in a hundred years. Thanks so much for a great teaser.

Monday~
WCCopeAus*
Sep 13, 2007

harpo was easy Oprah's production company is harpo productions

the logo is her name falling of a kid's wagon in reverse order
lmurray*cn*
Sep 13, 2007

NOT MUCH OF A CHALLENGE; HOW ABOUT PICKING UP THE PACE?
lyndalee830**
Sep 13, 2007

back off imurry...I thought it was a great teaser
craniacAus*
Sep 13, 2007

Normally I'm not much good at these, but today for some reason I got them all -- yay!
gaylewolfAus*
Sep 13, 2007

I liked this one - language puzzles are my favorite.
Thanks for a good one!
bradon182001*us*
Sep 13, 2007

Ditto.
puttumup3*
Sep 13, 2007

hate these kind of teasers not mutch of a challenge
thedean*
Sep 13, 2007

good one
doeheadAus*
Sep 13, 2007

This one came EZ for me
4princessesus*
Sep 13, 2007

I got almost all of them. I have never heard of a tuber. Learned something new today! Thanks!
Yorkshire-BoyAen*
Sep 13, 2007

fairly easy, but nice...Hey Lmurray, if these are no challenge, then why don't you create and submit some teasers that would reach your high standards??
locutus13dsus*
Sep 13, 2007

Tuber???? what the heck is that??? Got all but Tuber???
UptheHillA*
Sep 13, 2007

Very, very nice!
luckypuppy*us*
Sep 13, 2007

easy but fun
phyllisa*us*
Sep 13, 2007

A tuber is a root vegetable such as a potato. Good teaser.
crazylady2Aus*
Sep 13, 2007

I got em all right but had to look up tuber in the dictionary just to make sure. Loved the quiz, not too hard and not too easy. and I agree with you 100% Yorkshire-Boy!!
tommysmo*
Sep 13, 2007

I usually try to rearrange things into non-personal words - i.e. not names. However, I did get Oprah after using the clues below and going backwards.

I got them all.
auntiesisAus*
Sep 13, 2007

I thought Oprah was the easiest one of all, after that the others fell into place.
oddreyus*
Sep 13, 2007

I only got nuber one because i didnt realize that the number didnt have to corrispond with the letter. (1,a-2,b-3,c). I guess I should have read the directions more carefully!



Nice job!
GrandmaB*
Sep 13, 2007

Oddrey: The directions were not very clear.

Suggestion for writing the directions on this teaser: "Find an anagram for EACH of the words in Group A. Each anagram will have a matching definition in Group B."
nelle941Aus
Sep 13, 2007

I wasn't a huge fan of this quiz....but apreciate the work!
jabdrAus*
Sep 13, 2007

I liked it and liked Peppa's earlier ones. Fun to solve
sbuskeAus**
Sep 13, 2007

wordmama*
Sep 13, 2007

VERY easy, but way fun! More, please!
avonmaAus*
Sep 14, 2007

Liked it a lot. Not too hard, and not too easy. Just fun.
Trishgal*us*
Sep 14, 2007

Got all but Oprah , I just did not think. I liked it Thx.
AuthenticallyMe*
Sep 15, 2007

Cool teaser! I got 3/6 (the last three) right before I gave up... I was even thinking of driving, but could not get "drove"...
Well, I'm an impatient person and don't always have the patience to solve a riddle to its end. Keep more teasers like this coming!
craniacAus*
Sep 13, 2010

I agree with Grandma B above. The instructions could have been clearer, more precise.
Maggiethe8th*us*
Sep 13, 2013

Instructions were clearer than my brain this morning Gave up early after only getting a couple needed more coffee! Fun!
gaylewolfAus*
Sep 13, 2013

For some reason, the answers came easily for me today. I like jumble puzzles. To each his own, I guess. Thanks for posting!
freakshow07Aus*
Sep 13, 2013

What in the world is a tuber?
auntiesisAus*
Sep 13, 2013

Good teaser, fairly easy, but fun.
eighsseAus*
Sep 13, 2013

Pay as I see! (easy as pie)
But fun!
HABS2933Aca*
Sep 13, 2013

Still no Babe. Hope she's okay. Puzzle was easy but fun



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