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Puzzle ID:#49990
Fun:*** (2.95)
Difficulty:** (1.95)
Category:Language
Submitted By:eighsseAus******

 

 

 



In this teaser, you are given odd definitions of terms. The terms must be found, and they sound approximately like the names of U.S. states. Can you get all five?

1. What a certain spectator sport's spectators do

2. Doing 2,000 pounds of laundry

3. What to buy if you're only slightly thirsty

4. Mindful of a wooded valley

5. Bauxite that is missing

The hint gives the first letter of each state name.



Answer

1. What a certain spectator sport's spectators do: "tennis-see" (Tennessee)

2. Doing 2,000 pounds of laundry: "washing ton" (Washington)

3. What to buy if you're only slightly thirsty: "mini-soda" (Minnesota)

4. Mindful of a wooded valley: "dell-aware" (Delaware)

5. Bauxite that is missing: "ore gone" (Oregon)

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