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Puzzle ID:#46779
Fun:*** (2.37)
Difficulty:*** (2.62)
Category:Language
Submitted By:dalfamnestAnz******

 

 

 



Starting with a one-letter word or prefix, add a letter and rearrange the letters to produce the next. A clue is given for each.

Maybe your car can do 0 to 60 in 10 seconds, but can you do 0 to 10 in 60 seconds? Get out the stopwatch!

The hint provides the starting letters of the even numbered words.


1. Suffix in Australian slang, making words informal
2. One-third of a Christmas guffaw!
3. Unit of resistance; symbol 'omega'
4. Sounds like #3, aspirated
5. Greek poet known for his baseball talent?
6. Head of a female religious community
7. A statement that can be proved using other accepted principles
8. To 'put this on' is to exercise persuasion, to beguile - especially romantically
9. Animal that needs a heat source from outside its body; i.e. it's not an endotherm!
10. 'Rev counter' on the dashboard



Answer

1. O (e.g. Compo, Freo, Arvo)
2. Ho (from Ho! Ho! Ho!)
3. Ohm
4. Home
5. Homer
6. Mother
7. Theorem
8. Comether
9. Ectotherm
10. Tachometer

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