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'Q' Words #2

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Puzzle ID:#39701
Fun:*** (2.6)
Difficulty:*** (2.5)
Category:Language
Submitted By:jazzmusician46Aau*****

 

 

 



In this teaser I have provided you with some simple sentences that contain words with the letter 'Q' in them. The problem is, I have deleted the word (except for the letter 'Q' itself). Your job is to figure out what the missing word is. Have fun!

1. The - - - Q - - - de Sade's legal counsel could have won an - - Q - - - - - - for him.

2. The - - - Q - - - - is the pest that spreads malaria in many Asian countries, which can be treated by doses of Q - - - - - -.

3. The local patisserie sold four varieties of Q - - - - -.

4. Using the Q - - - - - - - - formula involves finding a - Q - - - - root.


Answer

1. The MARQUIS de Sade's legal counsel could have won an ACQUITTAL for him.

2. The MOSQUITO is the pest that spreads malaria in many Asian countries, which can be treated by doses of QUININE.

3. The local patisserie sold four varieties of QUICHE.

4. Using the QUADRATIC formula involves finding a SQUARE root.

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Comments

AndrewWalkerAfi*
Dec 20, 2007

You know, the letter 'Q' is a wierd letter. I liked this teaser
panjunzhe*cn*
Jan 06, 2008

Really good teaser jazzmusician! I got only 1 right.
jazzmusician46Aau*
Jan 06, 2008

谢谢

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